Aki Menzies

ozu | sirk | altman | tarkovsky

Favorite films

  • 3 Women
  • Badlands
  • 2046
  • Seven Samurai

Recent activity

  • Desert Hearts


  • Chungking Express


  • Farewell My Concubine


  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Recent reviews


Popular reviews

  • Parasite



    Parasite exhibits total technical and conceptual mastery of Bong’s favorite themes while simultaneously taking his oeuvre to new places. He seamlessly weaves together melodrama, satire, comedy and horror elements while ultimately centering deeply lovable and flawed characters. Anyone living in a capitalist democracy will find a lot to chew on here…

  • Fallen Angels

    Fallen Angels


    Uniquely mesmerizing and charmingly bizarre. Wong’s movies are maybe the most deserving of the cliched phrase “so beautiful it hurts.”