I've never watched a Marvel film bc I'm too pretty

Favorite films

  • Stalker
  • Vertigo
  • Sunset Boulevard
  • Thelma

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Recent reviews

  • Taxi Driver

    Taxi Driver


    one of those Films You Couldn't Make Today, less because of the frank depictions of bigotry and violence than because nowadays we have names for these kind of guys: the Incel, the Doomer, whatever. this deluge of names, the typography that the character of Travis Bickle himself probably helped shape, is exactly what's missing from Scorsese's and Schrader's psychogram and what makes it so resonant even when that character has become both an over-memed and politically dangerous identity. there's an…

  • The Phantom Carriage

    The Phantom Carriage


    unfunny Letterboxd oneliner type-review: imagine A Christmas Carol but way way more Swedish

    the fact that Ingmar Bergman names this as one of his chief influences (and went on to work with director Victor Sjöström in Wild Starwberries) comes as absolutely no surprise. not entirely fair to this film as an individual work to view it through this lens, but the core elements and obsessions that would come to characteritze Bergman's oeuvre are all there: the self-sacrificing, masochistic women, the…

Popular reviews

  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    There is a rampant and very contemporary problem with a fear of spoilers which bleeds into how we perceive and relate to films. I do not want to insinuate that knowing or not knowing beforehand does not matter; any potential viewer should be able to take in the story as it was consciously constructed. But this diverts our focus from emotion and aesthetic pleasure towards the gathering of information, and information we can easily gather from leaks and wikipedia summaries.…

  • Fucking Berlin

    Fucking Berlin

    Imagine the worst kind of slam poem but instead of like five it goes on for 94 minutes