Chad Perman

Chad Perman


"All of life's riddles are answered in the movies." Founder & Editor-in-Chief at Bright Wall/Dark Room.

Favorite films

  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • The Tree of Life
  • Margaret
  • Joe Versus the Volcano

Recent activity

  • Inception


  • The Tragedy of Macbeth


  • The Last Duel


  • The Power of the Dog


Recent reviews


Popular reviews

  • Licorice Pizza

    Licorice Pizza


    there were at least three different times, in three entirely different places, where the music hits and tears instantly filled up my eyes and i started smiling just because i was happy to be alive in this moment watching this movie and, hey, that’s five stars baby.

  • The Beatles: Get Back

    The Beatles: Get Back


    the beatles have been the north star in my musical sky nearly all my life, so to spend the past week with this wonderful, intimate, meandering, process doc was just such a wonderful way to spend a week; the way it felt like a special little treat to look forward to each night—only in this case it wasn’t a little treat but instead a mythical thing you’d been waiting over half your life to see. and then one day, now, here it is.