Favorite films

  • City Lights
  • Pulp Fiction
  • The Handmaiden
  • Breathless

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  • Bottoms


  • Rich in Love 2


  • Rich in Love


Recent reviews

  • Stop Making Sense

    Stop Making Sense


    Still the greatest concert movie ever. Fantastic music, exciting visual artistry, and an absolute joy for 90 minutes.

  • Barbie



    Barbie was gorgeous, and often funny. The humor was often a bit too on the nose for me, and the messaging was … not subtle.  I loved Gerwig’s two previous perfect films and was predisposed to love this, but on first viewing it falls short of what I had hoped.

Popular reviews

  • Downton Abbey

    Downton Abbey


    The movie rides with its characters, its music, and, most of all, its beautiful house.  All of these are as fine as ever, actually finer on the larger screen.  

    The plot? Ridiculous, but so was the TV show and I couldn’t miss an episode.

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood


    I loved it without condition -- it was beautifully shot and scored, the screenplay was tight, and (despite its 2:30 length) I did not want it to end. The "star" of the film was "Hollywood in 1969", a subject I am tremendously interested in, and most of Tarantino's efforts went into showing us what the city was like in the months (or hours) leading up to the Manson murders. I enjoyed the story very much, though I almost didn't need…