top four are recent favourite first watches

Favorite films

  • All the Beauty and the Bloodshed
  • Of an Age
  • Raging Bull
  • L'Eclisse

Recent activity

  • Yi Yi


  • The World Is Not Enough


  • Memory & Desire

  • La Strada


Recent reviews

  • Air



    The cinema equivalent of soothing dad-rock; clearly everyone involved was having a great time, but hey, so were we. 
    I wish the 80s jukebox soundtrack was a little less overt, but otherwise all the details hit their marks.

  • Beau Is Afraid

    Beau Is Afraid


    Didn’t entirely work for me but is at least ambitious and wild in a way that I can respect - I’d much rather not enjoy watching something like this than the 500th instalment in some tired franchise.

Popular reviews

  • Eat Pray Love

    Eat Pray Love


    Would have been a total waste of time if not for the scene where Javier Bardem cries

  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    I'm Thinking of Ending Things


    Certainly manages to be unpredictable and purposefully unsettling, but despite finding many of the ideas pretty interesting I failed to connect with this. I need to accept that Kaufman’s direction just doesn’t work for me - in theory the idiosyncrasies of the structure and plot should be right up my alley, but instead I found myself either annoyed or bored by them.