Favorite films

  • Metropolis
  • Seven Samurai
  • Ace in the Hole
  • Videodrome

Recent activity

All
  • Eveready Harton in Buried Treasure

  • John Wick: Chapter 2

    ★★½

  • The Goat Man

  • Straight Time

    ★★★★

Recent reviews

More
  • Eveready Harton in Buried Treasure

    Eveready Harton in Buried Treasure

    Very bawdy and rather funny; given its subject matter, it's an interesting historical curio. It's amazing to think that this actually survived, given how many other short films of its era were destroyed.

  • 3 in a Towel

    3 in a Towel

    ★★

    Softcore film shot without sync sound, and overlaid with a lot of Shakespearean verse. Plotless, but it's not like people went to see these things for the story anyway. The bare flesh was the draw, and on that this film pretty much succeeds - the girls aren't too bad looking. Still, it gets boring after a while, and given that this came out right around the time grindhouses started showing hardcore, it's hard to imagine this garnered much interest.

Popular reviews

More
  • Shakespeare’s Shitstorm

    Shakespeare’s Shitstorm

    ★★★★½

    Lloyd Kaufman's most ambitious film also captures a mood we've rarely seen from him - reflective. Shakespeare's Shitstorm, in addition to being perhaps the nuttiest version of The Tempest ever conceived, serves as a summation of Lloyd's career and a capsule vision of the things that have thematically driven his films for decades - independent thought, a cynical eye cast toward corporatism and bureaucracy, social satire, and comedic anarchy.

    The end party scene is one of the defining sequences in…

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    ★★★★★

    This is Tarantino's best film since Pulp Fiction.

    In 1969, America was a changing nation. There were growing pains, but there was also the feeling of great possibility - a nation of potential just waiting to be unleashed. Fifty years later, America is changing, but that sense of optimism and opportunity is gone. All that is left is a fascistic death rattle.

    In 1969, American movies were changing, and those changes brought some of the greatest works of cinematic art…