Nick

American art peaked when Bruce Springsteen wrote "Independence Day."

Favorite films

  • Stolen Kisses
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Pulse
  • Carlos

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  • Clean

    ★★★★

  • Taipei Story

    ★★★★★

  • Blue Streak

    ★★½

  • Flux Gourmet

    ★★★

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  • Clean

    Clean

    ★★★★

    A stark and jagged look at addiction and reinvention. Nick Nolte, exuding gentleness. Unvarnished in its candor.

    Maggie and Olivier 💘 Oh, and Mazzy Fucking Star!

  • Taipei Story

    Taipei Story

    ★★★★★

    The past as a constant, unwelcome reminder of what once was. Encroaching modernity as an unstoppable, yet quiet force. Flawless perfection. Obsessed with the way this one looks. Might be my favorite Yang that I’ve seen, which is saying something.

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  • Antlers

    Antlers

    ★★

    Here’s the pitch: it’s a monster movie, but the monster is inherited trauma. Or maybe the monster is the meth epidemic in the Pacific Northwest.

    No? What if the whole thing was an environmental parable? Or what if the monster somehow had its origins in indigenous folklore? Or what if…

  • The Butterfly Effect

    The Butterfly Effect

    ★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Dude I’m sorry, but Ashton Kutcher’s acting when he wakes up in a new reality only to realize that he has no arms or legs is still one of the funniest things I’ve ever seen in a movie.