RSS feed for understudy

Favorite films

Recent activity

All

Recent reviews

More
  • The Lady Vanishes

    The Lady Vanishes

    ★★★★

    The plot twists are fine, but the most satisfying surprises come with the story and tone. The late pointed politics briefly felt shoehorned, until I realized they were there all along, disguised as a comedy/thriller of manners.

    It really is fun though. The door opening on Iris doing toe touches is an all-timer sight gag.

  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

    ★★★

    I can't wait for the director's cut with no Jared Leto.

Popular reviews

More
  • The Headless Woman

    The Headless Woman

    If you believe a lot of the plot summaries for this, there's a shot a few minutes in that qualifies as a spoiler. Spoiler alert: it's not a spoiler. It's not that kind of movie.

  • Buffalo '66

    Buffalo '66

    this movie shifts itself