Favorite films

  • True Stories
  • Get Out
  • Sunset Boulevard
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street

Recent activity

  • Saint Maud


  • American Movie


  • Kiki's Delivery Service


  • Me You Madness


Recent reviews

  • Saint Maud

    Saint Maud


    If you're gonna be a religious freak, I need to see this level of commitment. No prosperity gospel shit. Just nails in your shoes and flames in your eyes.

  • American Movie

    American Movie


    Watching this at age 36 as a mostly retired amateur filmmaker hits different. At its core, this is a movie about how this country (and this world, but specifically this country) doesn't allow every soul to fulfill its purpose. It values some skills, but not others.

    It's also about making you, the viewer, the asshole. If you watch this when you're young, you may think, what losers. You may spend the first half of the film laughing at the subjects…

Popular reviews

  • Paris, Texas

    Paris, Texas

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    A film that starts out so beautiful, so promising, so ripe with poetry. And then totally shits the bed in the last act by revealing that the central character is an abusive kid diddler. A character who understands that he's trash, but doesn't understand WHY he's trash. Written by authors that think they're a lot more profound than they are.

    This film is an especially frustrating experience because it comes so close to finding a human truth about identity, about…

  • A Wrestling Christmas Miracle

    A Wrestling Christmas Miracle

    Like your conservative uncle having a psychotic break