M_Penalosa

Former Programming Director for the Austin Film Society and journo for The Austin Chronicle.

Favorite films

  • We Won't Grow Old Together
  • Mexican Bus Ride
  • The Taking of Power by Louis XIV
  • Wagon Master

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  • Odd Man Out

    ★★½

  • The Gospel According to St. Matthew

    ★★★½

  • Beau Travail

    ★★★★

  • Designing Woman

    ★★½

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  • Ms .45

    Ms .45

    ★★★★½

    Lars von Trier and Gaspar Noe should be made to watch this film on an endless loop until they learn something about basic cinematic decency.

  • Midnight in Paris

    Midnight in Paris

    My first Woody Allen movie since Mighty Aphrodite. It will be another 20 years before I try him again. Hopefully one of us is dead by then.