Favorite films

  • The Beaches of Agnès
  • Persona
  • My Best Friend's Wedding
  • Toni Erdmann

Recent activity

  • Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

  • Like a Boss

  • Love in the Afternoon

  • The Great Beauty

Recent reviews

  • Love in the Afternoon

    Love in the Afternoon

    I'm so upset I watched this instead of The Pelican Brief.

  • The Worst Person in the World

    The Worst Person in the World

    Beautiful, spectacularly-acted film adaptation of the Melania whale tweet. What is she thinking? I used to stop speaking entirely on bad dates and I found that men never noticed. In fact, they often sent texts after about how connected they felt to "me." A similar phenomenon seems to have affected Joachim Trier and, apparently, the entire viewing audience of this movie.

Popular reviews

  • Carlos



    I love to see a man fully nude and then, later, see that same man fully nude but now a little fat. This is cinema! Thank you to Olivier. A triumph for Marlboro Red and Édgar Ramirez, who titillated me in at least five languages.

  • Barry Lyndon

    Barry Lyndon


    Well I for one did not enjoy watching Ryan O'Neal for three hours. There seems to be a consensus that Kubrick makes ingenious use of O'Neal's shortcomings (his "opacity" if you want to be generous), but I felt like I was being served bad fish in a good sauce. The painterly beauty of Barry Lyndon is inarguable - new drinking game: take a shot every time a reviewer mentions the work of Thomas Gainsborough - but, to me, there's a…