Kevin Church

Writes comics, takes pictures, and does internet for money. Soderbergh's my favorite working director and Kurosawa is the GOAT.

Favorite films

  • Seven Samurai
  • The Third Man
  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
  • Out of Sight

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  • Goodbye, Dragon Inn

    ★★★★½

  • Chan Is Missing

    ★★★★

  • I Was a Simple Man

    ★★★★

  • The Killers

    ★★★★½

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  • Goodbye, Dragon Inn

    Goodbye, Dragon Inn

    ★★★★½

    I saw Hitchcock's Vertigo during its 1996 re-release at Phipps Plaza in Atlanta. I have no idea if the theater is there anymore, but at the time, this mall cineplex was my preferred place to see any kind of mainstream release or high-profile repertory screening. Big screens, great sound, etc.

    Anyway, I went by myself on a Wednesday afternoon and plopped down in the middle of an empty 500+ seat theatre with a big bag of popcorn. This was my…

  • Chan Is Missing

    Chan Is Missing

    ★★★★

    Wow. I'd heard how good this was over the years but it really knocked me on my ass. This improv-feeling, witty noir is like seeing the history of film (including movies that followed in its wake, like Brick and Stranger Than Paradise) in 75 minutes.

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