Favorite films

  • The Tree of Life
  • Columbus
  • House Party
  • Powell Peralta: The Search for Animal Chin

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  • The Santa Clause

    ★★½

  • The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special

    ★★

  • Accident Man: Hitman's Holiday

    ★★★

  • CHIKARA: Aniversario: The Lost World

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  • Just Don't Think I'll Scream

    Just Don't Think I'll Scream

    ★★★

    I think Beauvais' writing about his ennui ranged from banal to revelatory, but the film really shines in its editing. His eye and instincts for montage are sharp and even with the audio muted this would still hold power in its images.

  • Mindhunters

    Mindhunters

    ★★★★½

    This is what Hitchcock meant when he talked of “pure cinema”.

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  • After the Ball

    After the Ball

    Oh, Georges Méliès, you provocateur. First moving image featuring partial nudity. They didn't mention this one in Hugo.

  • Waxwork

    Waxwork

    ★★★★

    An overlooked '80's horror gem. Full of that era's cheesy styles, hair, excessive gore (ever seen a guy ripped down the middle like a piece of paper or a mummy step on someone's skull?) and a metric ton of monsters. Teens are duped into entering displays of wax horror figures only to enter into their worlds. The ending that everyone loved so much in The Cabin in the Woods? Well, Waxwork did it first, and better. Dozens and dozens of…