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  • Lost Highway
  • Bound
  • Basic Instinct
  • Sunset Boulevard

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  • BS High

  • Bottoms

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  • Kajillionaire

Recent reviews

  • BS High

    BS High

    Genuinely frightening.


  • Bottoms


    A terrific ensemble and more-than-solid premise at outright war with perhaps the most witless direction you’re likely to see at the theater this year. A comedy absolutely begging for a strong eye and sharp cut that ends up being 99% basic coverage singles or two-shots on actors trapped in focus so shallow it’s hard to tell where they even are. Backgrounds so blown out it feels as if the DP is working to actively conceal what little set design there…

Popular reviews

  • Knock at the Cabin

    Knock at the Cabin

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Apologies to everyone who already "liked" this log. I've had more thoughts since this morning and want to take the opportunity to share them here, so we're redoing this bad boy from scratch:

    I feel like reviews/conversations foregrounding the “faith vs. reason” element of Knock at the Cabin are sort of missing the actual core conflict of the film. M. Night has made quite a few films about the importance of having faith in something beyond the material: Signs, Unbreakable,…

  • The Matrix Resurrections

    The Matrix Resurrections

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Coming out of this film it was a little hard to pin down exactly what I should say about it. I knew how I felt; elated, yet there's a part of me that felt the urge to talk about whether or not this movie entirely "worked." Which, what does that even mean? It's an easy accusation to throw against a blockbuster or any piece of pop filmmaking that's supposedly "bloated" or "strangely paced" or "too slow" or tonally inconsistent" (which…