Nathaniel Thompson

Owner of the site Mondo Digital, author, commentator, and movie junkie.

Favorite films

  • The Devils
  • Battle Royale
  • The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover
  • Sorry to Bother You

Recent activity

  • Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania


  • I've Got You, You've Got Me by the Chin Hairs


  • Emily the Criminal


  • Those Who Wish Me Dead


Recent reviews

  • I've Got You, You've Got Me by the Chin Hairs

    I've Got You, You've Got Me by the Chin Hairs


    Before they teamed up for Can't Stop the Music, The Village People and The Ritchie Family turned up in this insane piece of glittery disco satire from Jean Yanne(!) mixing a crime story, lots of musical numbers, and Jean-Pierre Cassel as a bouncy TV host. Very weird, very colorful, very fun.

  • Drowning by Numbers

    Drowning by Numbers


    One of Peter Greenaway's best films (and a great way to introduce newcomers), this insanely beautiful, twisted dark comedy plays like an Ealing film on acid. Endless layers of game playing make this an engaging watch even beyond the plot about three related women figuring out ways to manipulate the local coroner to cover up the drowning murders of their male partners, while various suspicious parties start to close in. Michael Nyman's score is an all-time classic, and Sacha Vierny's sumptuous cinematography turns every frame into a work of art. Plus it's really, really funny.

Popular reviews

  • Pearl



    Mia Goth should get serious awards consideration for that monologue scene alone. A riveting and deliberately excessive character study that tones down the Tobe Hooper vibe of X in favor of some unholy mash up of Alan Ormsby, Ken Russell, and Douglas Sirk. Also winner of the best lingering closing shot since Call Me by Your Name.

  • The Lighthouse

    The Lighthouse


    For years people will be debating whether this is a horror film, a dark comedy New England period piece, a twisted Americanization of the Prometheus and Sisyphus myths, and/or a bitterly amusing portrait of male aggression and (terror of) intimacy. Any way you slice it, this is a visually intoxicating and brilliantly acted two hander from Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson that manages to surpass Robert Eggers' mostly excellent The Witch (or The VVitch if you wanna be all 7even about it) by sticking the landing all the way to the unforgettable final shot. Easily worth repeated viewings and one of the great macabre nautical nightmares.