Nick F

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Favorite films

  • Blade Runner
  • Seven Samurai
  • What We Do in the Shadows
  • Toni Erdmann

Recent activity

  • The Night of the 12th


  • All the Colors of the Dark


  • Gaia


  • Only Lovers Left Alive


Recent reviews

  • Purple Rain

    Purple Rain


    Some elements of this film have really not aged well... but then, others have. Obviously, 5 stars for the music, though not for the film.

  • Red Rock West

    Red Rock West


    I've got a particular fondness for the subgenre of thriller I think of as "one bad decision", where the whole story snowballs out of a single inadvisable choice someone makes early on, and Red Rock West is one of my all-time favourites in this category. It's a film I saw years ago and loved, and have never had a chance to see again since, despite keeping an eye out for it on various streaming services (and I think maybe even…

Popular reviews

  • Onibaba



    An incredibly atmospheric film, set in a beautiful but bleak - and starkly black and white - watery landscape where the wind whistles endlessly through reeds, populated by people who survive by murdering and robbing stragglers from an ongoing, off-screen civil war. There's something otherworldly about the landscape: a reedy, marshy plain that seems to be endless, where luckless samurai become lost and wander in circles, ripe for the picking. Somewhere in the field is a deep, dark, and not…

  • One Cut of the Dead

    One Cut of the Dead


    This is such a fun film. It's best watched without knowing too much about where it's going, but it's not a spoiler to say that it has one of the most entertaining and satisfying pay-offs that I've seen in a long time.