Favorite films

  • Seconds
  • Sorcerer
  • House of Games
  • Strange Days

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  • Where the Crawdads Sing


  • The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea


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Recent reviews

  • The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea

    The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea


    Uncomfortable Oedipal thriller of the picturesque maritime variety with a distinctly queasy tone, intensified greatly by some menacingly precocious kids and Kris Kristofferson's overbearing salty virility.

  • I Stand Alone

    I Stand Alone


    Gaspar Noé’s tragic, confrontational and bluntly grim debut gives its unstable ‘God’s Lonely Man’ protagonist a backstory so horrendous it’s almost comical then sends him on a path of non-redemption. It’s all told in a style blatantly indebted to one of the Argentine-French provocateur’s major influences, Gerald Kargl’s uncomfortably ruthless serial killer thing Angst, and is typically laced with humour so black and void-like that light itself doesn’t stand a chance. Like if you placed I Stand Alone next to,…

Popular reviews

  • The Ninth Configuration

    The Ninth Configuration


    Still one of the most utterly indefinable, compellingly frustrating and infinitely intriguing films I've ever seen. And even as someone who is completely detached from religion, I find that The Ninth Configuration has much more to say about theological grappling than all 161 minutes of Scorsese's Silence.

    Plus it includes a character who is adapting Shakespeare plays for dogs ("It's a labour of love, but damn it, someone has to do it!").

    R.I.P. William Peter Blatty.

  • Frida


    An exquisite and thoughtful unravelling of Frida Kahlo's life, even though it should maybe have focused a little more on her relationship with her actual art.