Favorite films

  • The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
  • Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
  • The Godfather
  • History of the World: Part I

Recent activity

  • Destry Rides Again


  • The Rare Breed


  • The Big Sleep


  • You Gotta Stay Happy


Recent reviews

  • Destry Rides Again

    Destry Rides Again


    Great film made even better through the Criterion remaster. The work done makes this 84 year old movie look pristine, and given how charming young James Stewart is in it, it was worth every effort.

  • The Rare Breed

    The Rare Breed


    James Stewart out here about to die over a British cow and a piece of ass. (This works as a killer joke if Maureen O’Hara was British and not Irish.)

Popular reviews

  • My Fair Lady

    My Fair Lady


    Well, nobody is likable in this farce. Not sexist, egotistic, classist Professor Higgins, and he is classist if he insists that one's voice determines one's prospects.

    Not Colonel Pickering for accepting the wager, making him complicit in this shit sandwich.

    Not Eliza Doolittle for being party to this experiment and complaining in her awful Cockney every step of the way.

    Not her father Alfred, who is more interested in making five quid than being a good parent.

    It's hard to…

  • The Birth of a Nation

    The Birth of a Nation

    January 6, 2021: violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol Building

    January 9, 2021: I watch The Birth of a Nation

    Also January 9, 2021: Yeah, everything makes sense now.

    I know D.W. Griffith's epic retelling of the Civil War and Reconstruction is groundbreaking trash, but watching it immediately after what happened in Washington, D.C. gives you a startling perspective on the level of white victimhood that's been peddled ever since the ink was drying at the Appomattox Court House. (It's…