Favorite films

  • Time Indefinite
  • Waking Life
  • The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
  • My Winnipeg

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  • Single White Female

    ★★★

  • Vengeance

    ★★★½

  • Nope

    ★★★★

  • The Quick and the Dead

    ★★★½

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  • Vengeance

    Vengeance

    ★★★½

    Some really good things here but shows potential for growth in future places. The tone here is tough to nail and there are times where Novak fails, sometimes falling back into comedy roots and other times amping up emotions in way that does not make much sense. The other big issue with the movie is that it does not really engage with the characters in the way that it seems the message of the film suggests it should - they…

  • True Stories

    True Stories

    ★★★

    I don't know about this - seems fine but kind of pointless. And I love David Byrne and Talking Heads

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  • Unfaithful

    Unfaithful

    ★★★

    A trashy Cinemax/Lifetime movie made with beautiful people that somehow has an Oscar nomination.

  • Sunshine Hotel

    Sunshine Hotel

    ★★★★

    A fascinating story of some forgotten people living in a hotel in New York that does not contain rooms exactly, but partitions covered with chicken wire. These were already becoming less common when this movie was made back in 2001 and they have all but disappeared in today's ultra expensive New York. Each of these guys has been left behind by society largely due to mental illness and substance abuse, but this film gives them a real humanity.