Favorite films

  • The Baby of Mâcon
  • A Summer's Tale
  • The Wolf House
  • Boyfriends and Girlfriends

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  • Soylent Green


  • Breaking the Waves


Recent reviews

  • Murmur of the Heart

    Murmur of the Heart


    Just a really enjoyable romp, from Malle. A touching bildungsroman, a funny comedy of manners. The strange finale (no spoilers) feels more sweet than anything. Odd but it works.

    Great jazz too.

  • The Fire Within

    The Fire Within


    Continuing my Louis Malle viewing (following Elevator to the Scaffold). The Fire Within is very thought-provoking, beautifully filmed, poignant and challenging.

    I loved it.

Popular reviews

  • Sing Street

    Sing Street

    Hugely disappointing follow up to Carney's brilliant Once, and diverting Begin Again. I have four main issues with this film:

    1). The main actor is horribly miscast - I wanted to watch a film about his brother, or his other band-mates more than him - the pretentious, pious arse.

    2). The film begins well - its funny and I was settling in for a sweet, simple story about the minutiae of growing pains. Very quickly, the film abandons any interest…

  • Persona



    A behemoth of a film. What themes aren't touched on in its 85 minute running time? The blueprint, grand-daddy and benchmark for all modernist psycho-horrors. I reckon Mulholland Drive might be my favourite film, and it's effectively a rip off of Persona... Oof.