A nerd who likes Japanese movies.

Favorite films

  • The Life of Oharu
  • Spirited Away
  • Ikiru
  • All About Lily Chou-Chou

Recent activity

  • The Silence of the Lambs


  • Dodes'ka-den


  • Elephant

  • Rhapsody in August


Recent reviews


Popular reviews

  • Arrival



    The most central motivation for thoughtless and dangerous action is also that which governs our most primal instincts; Fear

    Fear of the uncertain and unknown, fear which can and will potentially change the comfortable reality which we desperately cling to, fear that we use as a weapon to deny ourselves of the future we hopefully deserve...
    And in a time of such cynicism, it's hard to see much positivity in the future.

    "Arrival," however, is a film with the bold and…

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey


    I'd like to put this controversy to rest

    2001: A Space Odyssey is my personal favorite film, and I've heard similar statements from many others, however I can't help but notice a recurring asterisk at the end of most peoples' glowing reviews for this movie. Loads of cinephiles out there have given this movie 5 stars, showered it with praise, yet mentioned at the end of their reviews or spoken personally that this film was "not actually" one of their…