Product designer in the midwest. Had a fundamentalist lutheran upbringing so I'm working on actually seeing decent movies.

Favorite films

  • Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • Koyaanisqatsi
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Entertainment

Recent activity

  • Jurassic Park


  • The Matrix Resurrections

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King


  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers


Recent reviews

  • Jurassic Park

    Jurassic Park


  • The Matrix Resurrections

    The Matrix Resurrections

    One of my least favorite movies I’ve seen this year. The masturbatory self references and ham fisted writing made sitting down to watch this film a cringe inducing chore rather than an enjoyable night. There are a few individual performances that power through the brutal writing, but they’re nowhere close to providing enough light to make this a movie worth watching. The high-school stage play practical visual effects and bizarre and meaningless frame rate edits are beyond the pale for a 190 million dollar film. Brutal

Popular reviews

  • The French Dispatch

    The French Dispatch


    To youthful indiscretion and finding your way in the world even if it flies in the face of your upbringing. To Joe Enden, my friend and rebel without a cause gone too soon, for no good reason. To the artists, the writers, the true culinary geniuses that inspire me every day. To the great restaurant, diner, or bar in a new town that welcomes a weary traveler like a warm hug in an unknown place. This film functions as a…

  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom


    Wow wow wow. Forgot a lot about this movie. Did someone at the lucasfilm offices run survey that found people needed to like the character Indiana Jones more, so they wrote into the story that he’s suddenly the biggest savior of children in world history? Willie’s almost constant screaming gave me some of the insufferable original king kong vibes, and I was constantly uncomfortable with the writing of Short Round’s lines. Let’s not get too deep into the portrayal of…