RSS feed for Mychal

Favorite films

Recent activity

All

Recent reviews

More
  • Justice League

    Justice League

    ★★

    It’s not good at all but at least it’s not actively offensive like Snyder’s other DCEU films? So... I guess we’re moving in the right direction.

  • Peeping Tom

    Peeping Tom

    ★★★★★

    I mean, no one’s going to stop trying to make movies about making movies, or about decoding the allure of horror films, or about exploring cinema’s relationship with voyeurism, nor would I suggest they should. But maybe, just maybe, they should watch this instead and realize they don’t need to.

Popular reviews

More
  • High and Low

    High and Low

    ★★★★★

    Stunning. This might be a 10 on another viewing just because it is so knotty and there’s no way I caught everything that is wonderful about this film. But I caught a lot. Best blocking of any film ever? Probably. Best sunglasses? Definitely. This is a goddam motion picture, folks. And please, my God, anyone who is planning to make a movie that makes use of space (every movie ever), please study how this film makes sure that we know exactly where everyone is in relation to everyone else at all times. Study that tailing scene in the streets! Study it!

  • The Book of Henry

    The Book of Henry

    ½

    Caught this on opening night in noted film capital New York City and my friend and I were the only people in the theater. That was the best part. This movie is just an awful mess, tonally all over the place, insanely misguided at best, offensively manipulative at worst. It doesn't even TRY to have a point. I have no idea how anyone could pick up this script and be like, "yes, I want to make this. This speaks to…