Favorite films

  • Right Now, Wrong Then
  • Humpday
  • Pariah
  • Lars and the Real Girl

Recent activity

  • The Guilty


  • Singin' in the Rain


  • The Year of the Everlasting Storm


  • Working Girls


Recent reviews

  • The Guilty

    The Guilty


    The Guilty is a remake that pulls the original story from its native Denmark and turns it into something very, very American. Our original protagonist is a rather stoic, harsh man who tries to help a woman initially because the mystery of her situation makes his shift behind a desk more interesting. He makes a genuine, although morally dubious, attempt to help her, and undergoes a compelling arc while remaining a character we aren't meant to sympathize with. Here, Gyllenhaal's…

  • The Year of the Everlasting Storm

    The Year of the Everlasting Storm


    There’s no thematic connection among these shorts, beyond references to the pandemic to varying degrees, so I’ll talk about them separately. My only overall thought is that it was a bit slow and Panahi’s and Weerasethakul‘s shorts should have switched places.

    Panahi: Easily my favorite of the bunch. It felt the most complete as its own story, and it was impressive how something that initially presented as a documentary ended up having such a lovely narrative arc.

    Chen: Very cinematic…

Popular reviews

  • Chungking Express

    Chungking Express


    me, after california dreamin' plays for the 400th time: "PLAY IT AGAIN WONG"

  • Twin Peaks

    Twin Peaks


    me, running as fast as i can: "i appreciate your style, i just don't get it! please, leave me alone!"
    david lynch, galloping after me and playing a trumpet: "negativity is the enemy of creativity"