Favorite films

  • The Decline of Western Civilization
  • The Boys Next Door
  • Dudes
  • The Little Rascals

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  • Girl King

    ★★★½

  • Suspiria

    ★★★★★

  • Pleasure

    ★★

  • Apples

    ★★★

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  • Vortex

    Vortex

    ★★★★½

    Dario Argento's having an outstanding year, between Vortex, Dark Glasses, and Lincoln Center’s ongoing retro. I spoke with him for Vulture about directing actors, including Inferno’s cats & Phenomena’s chimpanzee, as well as taking inspiration from his mother. More here.

  • Dawn of the Dead

    Dawn of the Dead

    ★★★★★

    3-D version at MoMA.

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  • The Void

    The Void

    ★★

    As if Lucio Fulci had made The Thing. No, wait: as if Lucio Fulci's biggest fan had made The Thing. No, no, as if Lucio Fulci's biggest fan cross-bred The Thing with Night of the Living Dead. No wait it's Hellraiser and Lovecraft and oh god there's just so many unsynthesized influences here good god no waiiiiiit... More soon at RogerEbert.com.

  • Braven

    Braven

    ★★★½

    A fun LL Bean revenge thriller. So much "real America" chest-thumping. More log cabins, big trucks, hunting rifles, bow and arrows, man against nature, man as provider, man fightin for his family BS than you can shake a stick at. This flannel has a high-thread count.

    Jason Momoa sets a man on fire! Stephen Lang has Alzheimer's and shoots people! Jill Wagner, playing Jason Momoa's wife, also shoots people after joking that Momoa's character is too tired from work to…