This is like a movie, but it's really very lifelike

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Favorite films

  • Paths of Glory
  • That Obscure Object of Desire
  • A Summer's Tale
  • A Woman Under the Influence

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Recent reviews

  • Anatomy of a Fall

    Anatomy of a Fall


    Someone call Scorsese, and tell him cinema is alive and well 😁

  • Personal Problems

    Personal Problems


    This one was truly personal. The commitment to documenting life with all its twists, flaws and surprises made watching this feel worthwhile, the problems discussed still afresh four decades later.

    Moments like filling in paperwork at the front desk of a hospital may seem mundane and abhorring to include in a film -- but when explored from a perspective that highlights how tedious the process is when in pain it makes the movie feel so real. You can easily sympathize…

Popular reviews

  • An Hour with Alice

    An Hour with Alice

    The real reason I want to learn French is so I can have hour-long convos with Adèle on the current state of cinema.

  • Raise the Red Lantern

    Raise the Red Lantern


    Such heavy snow! Must be a bad year.

    Based on the novel by Su Tong; 'Wives and Concubines', the critical female perspective showcased in Raise the Red Lantern is a global expression understood dearly by all women from different parts of the world.

    Hiding behind customs and the pride of wealth — the four mistresses all plot against one another for their Master's attention. Similarily the intricate details of Raise the Red Lantern are presented in visually stunning symbols and…