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  • Detour

    Detour

    ★★★★

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

    The classic Twilight Zone episode The Hitch-Hiker haunted my viewing. That episode closes with Rod Serling saying, “Nan Adams, age twenty-seven. She was driving to California; to Los Angeles. She didn't make it. There was a detour... through the Twilight Zone.”

    Detour’s brand of deadly fatalism functions as if in the Zone. Its coincidences would strain credulity were it not for the slightly askew darkness of fate that serves as the film’s engine. The Twilight Zone’s Hitch-Hiker is an angel…

  • The Magnificent Ambersons

    The Magnificent Ambersons

    ★★

    Naremore and Rosenbaum commentary. This remains a total void for me.

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  • To the Wonder

    To the Wonder

    ★★½

    Twirl so hard, motherfuckers wanna film me.

  • Umberto D.

    Umberto D.

    ★★★★½

    Flike is without question the greatest movie dog of all time.