Every movie is a miracle, even the stinkers. Please don't read too much into the hearts — everything has something to say or teach.

Favorite films

  • The Last Temptation of Christ
  • Four Nights of a Dreamer
  • The Muppet Movie
  • Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace

Recent activity

  • Che: Part Two

  • Che: Part One

  • The Perfect Candidate

  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

Recent reviews

  • Che: Part Two

    Che: Part Two

    Deep in the Bolivian countryside, a boy is blind. He was not blind from birth, but from an injury that led to infection. In the city he could be easily treated. But out here in the middle of nowhere he is cursed to be blind forever. The infection will get worse. The boy’s best outcome is permanent blindness.

    The few who have gathered in the countryside speak of him like he is divine. Reverent words with hushed downs are all…

  • Che: Part One

    Che: Part One

    The world hurts. A wound bleeds and is open to infection. This wound did not occur by accident. This wound was intentional. Someone came, took a blade, and cut the world open. They bled the land and its people for their own benefit. They took this blood to benefit a different land with a different people, for they needed more blood for their eternal youth. The world faces death, if proper care does not arrive.

    A woman deep in the…

Popular reviews

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    December 15th, 2017.

    Big transformations in life seldom come with one single pivot point, but are the function of a lot of small actions. Yet sometimes there are dates we can point to as the moment where everything shifted in an instant: moments where something happened to us, or we met someone, or we experienced something. Moments that our life divides perfectly in two around. Before “this”, and after “that”.

    I finished the fall semester of my second year of…

  • Oppenheimer


    James Whale’s “Frankenstein”, the groundbreaking 1931 adaptation of Mary Shelley’s novel, features a line that caused much anger in the film’s release that it had to be censored. After successfully bringing his creature to life, Dr. Frankenstein triumphantly proclaimed ”In the name of God, now I know what it feels like to be God.” The power of life is God-power, not human-power. But in all his scientific knowledge, Dr. Frankenstein ran up to the heavens — literally raising up his…