Zack Handlen

A writer who is basically just doing this for the attention.

Favorite films

  • Alien
  • The Long Goodbye
  • Barton Fink
  • Joe Versus the Volcano

Recent activity

  • Relic


  • Oppenheimer


  • Bodies Bodies Bodies


  • Session 9


Recent reviews

  • Relic



    Wanted to like this more than i did. Great performances, and the script does a fine job capturing how much the real life experience of dealing with a loved one with memory loss can feel like a horror movie; unfortunately, it falls apart by relying too much on the metaphor to carry the story. Reminds me a bit of the BABADOOK, in that there's not enough text to cover the subtext--here it's especially frustrating because it feels like there's _some_…

  • Oppenheimer



    Tremendous work. The best Cillian Murphy's ever been (always been a fan, but even i didn't think he was capable of something like this; so much of the movie depends on you staring at his face and seeing something going on behind his eyes, and it always works), Robert Downey Jr gets to act for a change; delightful to see Josh Hartnett playing a grown-up. Saw a lot of jokes about some of the scripts more flatly expository moments, which…

Popular reviews

  • Frances Ha

    Frances Ha


    A few years ago, I moved to Portland to live with my best friend--we'd known each other since high school, and he was back in Maine for the first time in years, and I desperately wanted to get out of Lewiston. And it was a good time. I don't do groups well, and I have a hard time meeting people, but for a while, me and my best friend would just hang out and watch movies and sometimes there'd be…

  • Shark Attack 3: Megalodon

    Shark Attack 3: Megalodon


    Contains maybe the greatest ad-lib in the history of cinema.