Favorite films

  • The Matrix
  • The Bourne Identity
  • Michael Clayton
  • Breach

Recent activity

All
  • Lost Book Found

    ★★★★★

  • Museum Hours

    ★★★★½

  • Antonio Gaudí

  • Black Moon

Recent reviews

More
  • Lost Book Found

    Lost Book Found

    ★★★★★

    As someone who has always had a fondness for photography, making my way from disposable cameras, to point-and-shoots, and finally acquiring a somewhat proper camera shooting with vintage lenses, I've been seriously considering—and borderline obsessing—about venturing into analog film. Even as a kid I remember sitting in my grandparents' living room rummaging through the massive assortment of photos in the drawer of the coffee table. There's a warmness and comfort to seeing younger versions of family members; and also just…

  • Museum Hours

    Museum Hours

    ★★★★½

    This humble and simple tale revolves around an unlikely relationship when a Canadian woman visits a distant cousin in Vienna after she has fallen ill. Unfortunately, the extended family member has slipped into a coma, and en route to the hospital, she prods her map in the extraordinary Kunsthistorisches museum while a senior curator decides to lend a helping hand. From here on in we are treated to a wonderful display of candid discourse of two souls that would've never…

Popular reviews

More
  • Stalker

    Stalker

    ★★★★★

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

    A remarkable film experience. Much like 2001: A Space Odyssey, Stalker truly is an experience. Similar to Kubrick's film, Stalker leaves a lot for interpretation. Marked as spoiler, I'd like to dive into the most interesting and thought-provoking aspects of the film, rather than revel in admiration. This is for the most part my own interpretation. I'm going to jump right in by asking pressing questions followed by my own assessment.

    What is the Zone?

    I have to admit I…

  • Dead Man's Letters

    Dead Man's Letters

    ★★★★★

    *Disclaimer: this review is purposely spoiler-free; I realize several of my mutuals have this on their watchlist; my rating and approval is based on my love for this sort of subject matter*

    Starting with his most notable work, I finally managed to watch one of my most anticipated films from the ever-elusive, Konstantin Lopushansky. Serving under Andrei Tarkovsky after graduating in 1979, he worked as a production assistant for Stalker with the legendary director. And from watching Dead Man's Letters,…