Favorite films

  • Rock 'n' Roll High School
  • The Red Shoes
  • Yi Yi
  • Inherent Vice

Recent activity

  • Piranha


  • Grand Theft Auto


  • Rock 'n' Roll High School


  • The Abyss


Pinned reviews

  • Casablanca



    This 4K restoration is outrageous. I don't know how many times I've seen this film, and this feels like the first time I'm really seeing it. I think I’ve been waiting my whole life to see an Ingrid Bergman glamor shot in HDR.

    Casablanca is (of course) one of the great scripts of cinema history with iconic dialogue and characters, but what really dazzled me on this viewing was the incredible mise-en-scène. There is such a cohesive feel to the…

  • Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio

    Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio


    Screening at the Aero Theatre followed by QA w/ Guillermo del Toro, Mark Gustafson, Patrick McHale and Alexandre Desplat.

    It was clear this was a special movie within the first few minutes. A technical masterpiece and a masterfully told story, del Toro’s signature poignancy shines through the dark backdrop of fascist Italy. What a collective performance from this amazing cast, led by Ewan McGregor in maybe his best ever role? I laughed, I cried and I thought deeply about life. …

Recent reviews

  • Rock 'n' Roll High School

    Rock 'n' Roll High School


    Beyond Fest screening w Allan Arkush Q&A

    I absolutely adore this movie (and The Ramones), seeing it in a packed theater was so much fun. Maybe my favorite screening of the year.

  • Akira



    The only way to end a perfect birthday—drunk off my ass on good sake, buried in my couch, yelling Tetsuoooo at my tv screen.

Popular reviews

  • Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

    Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse


    Having seen approximately 10 bajillion movies in my life, the opening sequence somehow gave me a feeling like I was a kid seeing a movie for the very first time. I am still in shock.