Noah Smith

Noah Smith

Favorite films

  • The Master
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Election
  • Ping Pong the Animation

Recent activity

  • Nathan for You: Finding Frances


  • Godzilla Minus One


  • I Am Sam


  • Napoleon


Recent reviews

  • Nathan for You: Finding Frances

    Nathan for You: Finding Frances


    For I'm a
    Ding dong daddy from Dumas
    You ought to see me do my stuff

  • Godzilla Minus One

    Godzilla Minus One



    Man I’m so glad the theme music is back, true to form. 

    Action scenes are the easy highlight as some of the more melodramatic aspects held it back for me. Godzilla is quite the monster here—terrifying atomic breath.

    It’s so nice to have such a human focus here. This movie is about the people and their confrontation with unimaginable power and terror. Much truer to the original Godzilla.

Popular reviews

  • La Ciénaga

    La Ciénaga


    Phantom Thread: *Butters toast*

    La Cienaga: “Oh yeah?” *Drags chairs*

  • Mind Game

    Mind Game


    A mid-life crisis movie for twenty-something’s. Finding life moves faster than ever expected, even with so much ahead, Nishi feels like so much has already been wasted. With the imminent possibility of death he reflects on his passivity and decides to live life to the fullest, only to be completely separated from everything that makes life—life. 

    Through this added and excruciatingly physical separation from society, learning only through radio—watching life but not experiencing it—the push towards the enjoyment and appreciation…