Favorite films

  • Edward II
  • Drowning by Numbers
  • Josie and the Pussycats
  • Running on Karma

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  • The Lady Is the Boss


  • Mahjong


  • Our Land


  • Naked Killer

Pinned reviews

  • Jubilee



    this movie meant a lot to me in my development as An Annoying Person and will always have a place in my heart despite a lot of its provocations feeling kind of whatever now. it remains extremely funny how much it upset certain UK punks who had already kicked off their insufferable self-mythologizing. Vivienne Westwood got so mad she wrote a sanctimonious (and bizarrely homophobic) screed about it on a t-shirt (“Go make a t-shirt about it” will be the…

  • The French Dispatch

    The French Dispatch


    my bet is that this is a pretty good preview of the next few years of Biden-era pop culture: bloodless, dollhouse depictions of revolt and imprisonment, politics held at arms' length, uncritical odes to ancient media institutions, etc

    fake covers looked great!

Recent reviews

  • Delta Space Mission

    Delta Space Mission


    Wildly ambitious visual experiments housed in a goofy episodic Star Trek shell. that dissonance is really fun - long stretches of abstract shapes and movement, glued together by some shots of wonky, rotoscoped astronauts pointing at things. it’s evident how much the animators love depicting machinery in motion, without any clear idea of what that machinery is actually doing

    action sequences felt particularly Lale Westvind-core. we need to resurrect one of these Soviet block animation studios in order to properly adapt Grip

  • Tiger on the Beat

    Tiger on the Beat


    seems like CYF’s character was supposed to be set to “smarmy, lovable cad” but they turned the dial way too far and hit “snivelling creep who pisses his pants and then passes out in his own piss”

Popular reviews

  • Last Night in Soho

    Last Night in Soho


    ok! I needed to elaborate on how annoying this thing was. I don’t hate the guy or anything, but is there a single person less suited to making giallo movie than Edgar Wright? the fussiest, straightest, least sensual director imaginable taking on a genre primarily characterized by its unnerving explorations into fetish? we’ve already glimpsed the farthest depths of Edgar Wright’s carnal appetites and they pretty much start and stop with “what if a cute girl played video games” or…

  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness


    weird, long middle sequence where, one after another, some new "fan favourite" would walk on screen, deliver a line of dialogue, then get gored by an Adobe After Effect. this is probably the future of movies