Favorite films

  • Pas de Deux
  • Die Hard
  • Martyrs
  • Melancholia

Recent activity

All
  • The World Moves On

    ★★

  • Kentucky Pride

  • Pilgrimage

    ★★★★

  • Aloha

Recent reviews

More

Popular reviews

More
  • MS Slavic 7

    MS Slavic 7

    ★★★★

    Five years ago after an internship in a literary archive, I stayed for another half year as a freelancer and indexed and catalogued the estate of an author we recently acquired, an estate which also included a box of love letters. As I was reading the correspondence, I found it impossible not to get attached to them emotionally - and at the same time it felt like a breach of trust. The letters are so naked, so vulnerable, the writer…

  • Mank

    Mank

    ★★½

    Was gonna do a Mank meme review and be done with it but found myself (reluctantly) touched by parts of it so here goes a little write up. As an aesthetic object: ghastly malformed kitsch, given the smear of prestige and the stink of sentimentality to be snorted up like cocaine by the Oscars. As historical fiction as usual written both removed from and hailed for its times, showing Hollywood as backroom screwballin' and politickin', a parade of quotes and…