Favorite films

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Koyaanisqatsi
  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

Recent activity

  • Eight Hours Don’t Make a Day

  • Moby Dick

  • I Confess

  • The Crusades

Recent reviews

  • Avatar: The Way of Water

    Avatar: The Way of Water

    What is the meaning of Avatar 2? It's about everything, basically. Fathers must protect their families, and moms need to be ready to back up if the dad falters, as he inevitably will. Don't kill whales just for the rare chemicals we can extract from their bodies. Welcome others into your society even if they don't share your customs or physical characteristics. Commune with nature, be still and breathe deeply. If you feel like a misfit in your present situation,…

  • My Neighbor Totoro

    My Neighbor Totoro

    Watched it all the way through for the first time with my 4 1/2 year old granddaughter snuggled on my lap the whole time and singing along with all the songs. I don't expect that any subsequent rewatch will ever top this experience.

Popular reviews

  • Interstellar



    I'm happy to give this film my highest rating, simply on the power of the experience it provided for me and the group I saw it with earlier this evening. I was accompanied by two of my sons, a daughter-in-law, a niece and her husband, all young adults . We all went into the film eager to see what Christopher Nolan had in store, and of the six of us, I was probably the most informed about what to expect.…

  • The Phantom Carriage

    The Phantom Carriage


    Watched it with my family as we played games on New Year's Eve. A perfect film for such an occasion, not just because of its setting on that date, but because of it's "Christmas Carol"-esque message about doing better with the opportunities life gives us. "Lord, let my soul come to maturity before it is reaped."