Kevin Cecil

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Favorite films

  • Hellzapoppin'
  • Distant Voices, Still Lives
  • The Fly
  • The Earrings of Madame de...

Recent activity

  • Stone Cold


  • Mafia Mamma


  • Napoleon


  • Fallen Leaves


Recent reviews

  • Ski Party

    Ski Party


    At one point Aron Kincaid, who absolutely had to have been an inspiration for Ken, quotes Spartacus saying “To those about to die, we salute you.”

    Which seemed kind of bizarre and random until I saw that he played one of Laurence Olivier’s soldiers in Kubrick’s Spartacus. Which makes it even more bizarre as that means it was intentional. 

    But really: do a google image search of a young Aron Kincaid and try not to see Ryan Gosling’s Ken.

  • The Rats Are Coming! The Werewolves Are Here!

    The Rats Are Coming! The Werewolves Are Here!


    By the 45th time the patriarch of the family reminds the prodigal daughter that she “must stay to help finish his experiment” this crosses over to the sublime.

    Except for the real mouse torture/killing scene. Fuck that shit Andy. Minus a star you demented sadist.

Popular reviews

  • La région centrale

    La région centrale


    1. The Introduction
    Around two-thirty on Sunday afternoon Chantel Akerman stepped out of a car with a grin as wide as one of Chris Marker’s cats. She looked at the long line of people waiting to enter the Light Industry for a rare showing of Michael Snow’s LA REGION CENTRALE. “Wonderful! Is so good to see so many people. You will all love it!” She walked down the line smiling and waving, excited to introduce a film she considers one…

  • The Mystery of Picasso

    The Mystery of Picasso


    About halfway through THE MYSTERY OF PICASSO Clouzot interrupts the film's format, a blank canvas being filled in by Picasso, to provide a behind the scenes look at the process of constructing the film itself. After an image is complete, we see a shot of Claude Renoir behind the camera, followed by the removal of the canvas and the reveal of a shirtless Picasso putting a lid on his marker.

    Up to this point Picasso has been invisible during the…