Favorite films

  • Akeelah and the Bee
  • In Her Shoes
  • The Joy Luck Club
  • Love & Basketball

Recent activity

  • No One Will Save You


  • Eega


  • A Haunting in Venice


  • Aftersun


Recent reviews

  • Eega



    You haven’t experienced pure joy until you’ve seen Eega. The ridiculous premise shouldn’t work, but it somehow does, and the cheesy VFX only adds to the film’s charm. Never doubt S. S. Rajamouli.

  • A Haunting in Venice

    A Haunting in Venice


    Leave it to director Kenneth Branagh to suck out all the life and excitement from what should be a suspenseful and fun murder mystery. This is the first of the Hercule Poirot mysteries with a horror bent, and also the first with an entirely original story, but that didn't mean the film had to be dead on arrival. From the story's repetitive structure to the leisurely pacing and monotonous score, it's apparent a different director with a more modern sensibility…

Popular reviews

  • Rat Race

    Rat Race


    So many iconic moments:

    Barbie museum
    Nazi speech
    Amy Smart's helicopter rage
    Gloria Allred???
    Prairie dogging
    Busload of Lucys
    Monster truck of death
    Smash Mouth

    Why isn't Rat Race revered more? The ensemble cast is perfect (Whoopi Goldberg and Lanei Chapman are my favorite contestants), and I love how far Jerry Zucker is willing to go for a single joke, not in terms of offensiveness but big set pieces (re: Monster truck of death,…

  • WandaVision



    For 7 of its 9-episode season, WandaVision is easily the most creative and narratively exciting thing Marvel has done since Black Panther. The way the show explores grief in a sitcom backdrop is ingenious and compelling to me, and for the first time, we finally get a good sense of Wanda and Vision's relationship, something that was severely lacking from the MCU movies. It's unfortunate, then, that the last two episodes veer into more pedestrian and predictable territory, climaxing in…