RSS feed for Darren

Favorite films

Recent activity


Recent reviews

  • Counting



    A nice coincidence that I happened to watch this for the first time a few days after revisiting Mekas's Walden. Both are great gleaners of images.

  • The Dreamed Ones

    The Dreamed Ones


    Fourth viewing. Added half a star because each time I watch it I'm more impressed by the form and, as a result, am more wrecked by the trauma.

Popular reviews

  • Gravity



    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I don't even know how to watch movies like this anymore. I assume this script is what happens when you decide to make a small character film that requires tens of millions of dollars' worth of special effects. I kept thinking about the Bruce Willis and Julia Roberts movie at the end of The Player.

    I've come up with one scenario where this film isn't aggressively stupid. You know how the entire script is built around the idea that Sandra…

  • Upstream Color

    Upstream Color


    This might be the shit-filled Malick film I was looking for.