Matt Hinrichs

Matt Hinrichs

Artist and ephemera hunter; believer in the perfect 90-minute-long movie.

Favorite films

  • Juliet of the Spirits
  • PlayTime
  • The Birds
  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

Recent activity

  • Say Amen, Somebody


  • Who I Am and What I Want


  • Saboteur


  • Barry Lyndon


Recent reviews

  • Jet Pilot

    Jet Pilot


    The film equivalent of a ludicrous Tom Clancy blockbuster novel where he spends 125 pages erotically describing submarine parts.

  • Salon Mexico

    Salon Mexico


    Mexican actor Marga Lopez brings a Crawford-like intensity to Salon Mexico, a blend of Film Noir and Women's Picture suffused with the cultural norms of Mexico. In this well-photographed drama, Lopez's Mercedes is a taxi dancer plying her wares in a sleazy urban setting, scraping together every last peso to keep her young sister, Beatriz, enrolled in a fancy boarding school. The goal is to get Beatriz respectability, and a husband—ideals which Mercedes have nobly sacrificed for herself. Along the…

Popular reviews

  • Lydia



    Merle Oberon as a worldly, flirtatious Boston blue blood reminiscing over the past loves in her life. Lushly produced and nicely acted romantic melodrama is neither here nor there. I enjoyed it, despite the story and mood having a vague similarity to other, superior films like Mr. Skeffington, Letter from an Unknown Woman, Magnificent Ambersons, even Citizen Kane (maybe it was Joseph Cotten's presence).

  • Strange New World

    Strange New World

    At least John Saxon looked good in a toga.