Favorite films

  • Sense8: Amor Vincit Omnia
  • Before I Fall
  • It's Such a Beautiful Day
  • Columbus

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  • Marcel the Shell with Shoes On, Three

  • Marcel the Shell with Shoes On, Two

  • Marcel the Shell with Shoes On

  • Elvis

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  • Glass


    A pure synthesis of Shyamalan's formal, thematic, and emotional style—a trilogy bow and a career crescendo; anger and compassion in a perfect helix, crisscrossed into jagged catharsis. Shyamalan is an auteur of overflowing empathy and immaculate craft, and Glass is a heart beating with the passion of destined purpose. This film is reflexive and revolutionary—a self-affirmation and a rallying beacon for we the discarded.

    Uses comic mythology as confirmation that superhumanity exists in kindness and community, that the broken are…

  • Spider-Man 3

    Spider-Man 3

    Unlike the previous films, this opens without a humble love-declaration for MJ, but rather an injection into Peter's toxic ego. Unlike Mary Jane, Peter becomes absorbed in a widely embraced love, sacrificing value for popularity. Obviously, the symbiote is not a poison-creator, but a nourisher; it feeds the id and magnifies already present negativity. Which is why the film's "infamous" montage is the perfect counterpoint to Spider-Man 2's "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" sequence—one is faux-joy: a Peter without…