Favorite films

  • Punch-Drunk Love
  • Chan Is Missing
  • Summer Snow
  • Sans Soleil

Recent activity

  • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind


  • Minnie the Moocher


  • Killers from Space


  • Once a Thief


Recent reviews

  • Once a Thief

    Once a Thief


    John Woo at his most light hearted, which still has his trademark bullet ballet and homoerotic subtext. I guess the leads being a throuple was the logical conclusion. The magical assassin was a pleasant surprise though.

  • Memory Vague

    Memory Vague


    Back when vaporwave was about the in-between spaces. Digital and analog, consumer and professional, fake and real memories. Lopatin nails the hypnogogic aesthetic so perfectly, even after a decade of vaporwave.

Popular reviews

  • Chan Is Missing

    Chan Is Missing


    I can go on for days on how it captures the authentic reality of Chinese Americans, because this is exactly how it was/is for myself, my parents and relatives. I noticed that the reviews here notice the big details, like its impact to the American indie scene or the allusions to movies like Charlie Chan and Hitchcock's Vertigo. However, it's the small details that do it for me, like Jo getting tangerines from Chan's wife for his troubles while grandma's…

  • G-Saviour



    A lesser member of the "So Bad It's Good" club, not just for being direct-to-video cheese, but for also being nothing like its source material. Let me elaborate: I had the feeling that it was going to be its own original film, but the production team got money from Sunrise under the condition that bits of Gundam should be glued on there. The result is a jarring mishmash between a bizarre "political intrigue in space" story and underwhelming mobile suit…