andrew

bratty slacker sweetheart IATSE local 44 property person.

funny, sad, strange and beautiful garbage from the end of the 20th century.

Favorite films

  • Something Wild
  • Gas Food Lodging
  • California Split
  • They All Laughed

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  • Men in Black

  • At the Video Store

  • The Lonely Guy

    ★★★

  • Three Colors: Blue

    ★★★½

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  • Captain Ahab: The Story of Dave Stieb

    Captain Ahab: The Story of Dave Stieb

    ★★★★★

    what could i possibly say that bois and rubenstein didn’t already say so perfectly? baseball is poetic and lyrical and cruel and also just really really funny.

    in the weeks it took to watch this documentary, i ordered an 8x10 photo of dave stieb and put it on my wall in order for his sputtering and inarguable greatness to oblige me to fail more interestingly, clumsily refine myself into a better person than i was in the days preceding and…

  • Eyewitness

    Eyewitness

    ★★★

    william hurt had always been one of my favorite actors. when he died yesterday, i went over and over thinking about my favorite roles of his. i’ve always particularly admired his ability to project such real pain on screen, often without words. the man’s name is HURT. i don’t get lost in may performers, but i tend to always get lost in william hurt. there’s a certain diffused reality to him.

    when i read accounts of his relationship with marlee…

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  • All Over Me

    All Over Me

    ★★½

    kind of a mess overall and the parts definitely outweigh the whole, but enough of a document of a place and time to stand on its own. outrageously great soundtrack and leisha hailey is SINGULAR.

  • Big Daddy

    Big Daddy

    ★★★½

    they had to put a lot of effort into making joey lauren adams look that boring and she’s still cool as hell despite the styling.

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  • The Orange Years: The Nickelodeon Story

    The Orange Years: The Nickelodeon Story

    ★★★

    while i maintain a full awareness about the powerfully intoxicating pull of nostalgia, sometimes that magnetized black hole exists for good reason.

    “orange era” nickelodeon looms so large in my age cohort’s media minds, that its presence is nearly inescapable. i feel like the iconography of its orange splat logo and products, rugrats, rocko’s modern life, all that, et. al. etc. overshadows the true meaning of why those television shows are so deeply connected to and meaningful to audiences that…

  • Hail, Caesar!

    Hail, Caesar!

    ★★★★

    of all the many many different and wonderful dummies in the coen bros universe, few are as perfect and pure as ol’ hobie doyle lassoin’ hearts with plain spaghetti.