Favorite films

  • Marat/Sade
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • The Killing of a Chinese Bookie
  • The Godfather

Recent activity

  • Songs from the Second Floor


  • Black Mass


  • King of New York

  • Fyre


Recent reviews

  • King of New York

    King of New York

    I'm only halfway through this movie and it's so laughable. Every scene feels like a stereotype or a cliche. Walken gives a good performance, as do a few other people. But in general, every scene feels stilted and awkward - I'm currently watching David Caruso's absurd speech in the bar after the big community hospital gala; that scene is even worse.

    Watching Walken dance with his homies is painful to watch. And the performances of Lawrence Fishburne and some of…

  • The Summit

    The Summit


    Like others, I found the structure confusing. It's also never clear what is actual documentary footage and what is a reenactment. In the end it seemed to be an attempt to elevate the assumed actions of one of the climbers over those of everyone else. And then there's this old Italian guy who was somehow overlooked in history and this movie just takes his word for it and periodically breaks the meager suspense of the movie to give him the chance to express his grudges. I wanted to get to the end, so it was suspenseful, but I was frequently annoyed along the way.

Popular reviews

  • Marat/Sade



    The greatest movie I've ever seen. The deep, dark cynicism and nihilism.........the world as it is.....humans as they are..........this movie is perfection.

  • On the Silver Globe

    On the Silver Globe


    Mind-blowing, a shocking mixture or the primitive and the futuristic and the post-apocalyptic, and a new creation myth and harsh critique of religion and government. Baffling and breathtaking.