Favorite films

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • The Virgin Suicides
  • Marie Antoinette
  • Friday Night Lights

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  • Elvis

    ★★★★★

  • Friday Night Lights

    ★★★★★

  • The Fallout

    ★★★★★

  • Cha Cha Real Smooth

    ★★★★

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  • Elvis

    Elvis

    ★★★★★

    Baz Luhrmann is one of my favorite directors working today. Understandably controversial, his style puts cinematic in the word cinematic—stuffing his movies with flourishes of color and wall-to-wall needle drops, complimented by his trademark super sonic pacing and wildly entertaining cast of characters. Some may not find this sort of moviemaking their speed, with a (in my opinion) masterful blend of chaos and romanticism—dramatized to the highest degree but with a sense of aggressiveness that keeps audiences (me) invested. Especially…

  • The Kissing Booth

    The Kissing Booth

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  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★★★

    An astounding feat of creativity and innovation. One of those perfect films where there’s so much to say you can’t really process it all. Is this a secret Teen Titans Go! episode? Who knows. 2001: A Space Odyssey with hot dog fingers. Masterpiece.

  • Top Gun: Maverick

    Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★★★

    “Turn and burn.”

    The original Top Gun has always been one of my favorite movies. The unapologetic cheese and shirtless (gay) men embracing the beautiful sunset, summery aesthetic was one thing — but the guilty pleasures combined with the complex, practical and visceral action sequences from Tony Scott’s masterful hand wooed me just as effectively when I first saw it five years ago. It’s fun and breezy as hell, but it’s also a very well-made action movie — regardless of…