Tanner Volz

Writer, composer/producer, pain & disability warrior, queer adjacent

Favorite films

  • Dune
  • Paris, Texas
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Barry Lyndon

Recent activity

  • Dual


  • Belle de Jour


  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness


  • Everything Everywhere All at Once


Recent reviews

  • Dual



    I don’t remember much except that I was impressed by its tonal sensitivity and willingness to deliver on the truly awful potential of its conceit. Which is sort of wisely stupid. Absurdist. Riley Kearns has a very strong and unique voice. Nobody else really compares to him. Anyway this was tense and cringy and moving in its own banonkers way.

  • Belle de Jour

    Belle de Jour



Popular reviews

  • The Suicide Squad

    The Suicide Squad


    Hell with it, you absolutely bananapants psychopath of a movie, have a fiver. It’s a big slushy mess, sure — it’s overwritten and under-edited, with some beats agape at groan-inducing jokes but whatever, who cares. 

    This film:

    * Is a $185m splattercore bonanza; you can feel Gunn laughing through every second of it because it’s a sort of homecoming for him. 

    * Is utterly, shamelessly stupid and yet,  somehow, all of its silly superpowers and dicks and exploding heads had…

  • Annihilation



    When I am 80 and looking down death’s barrel this is the film that will comfort me. 

    I am stunned.