Favorite films

  • City Lights
  • Paris, Texas
  • The Last Picture Show
  • Days of Heaven

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  • Shaft

    ★★★★

  • Swoon

    ★★★★

  • The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

    ★★½

  • Elvis

    ★★★½

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  • Elvis

    Elvis

    ★★★½

    It doesn't really challenge the biopic formula nor does it say anything particularly new about its subject, but Baz Luhrmann's flashy style and Elvis Presley's larger than life personality complement each other well, while Austin Butler is sensational as Elvis.

  • The Goodbye Girl

    The Goodbye Girl

    ★★★★

    A delightful showbiz romantic comedy from the late, great Neil Simon, The Goodbye Girl is a winsome, effortlessly charming film with typically sharp writing from Simon, Herbert Ross's sensitive direction and fantastic performances from Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason and Quinn Cummings.

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  • Time of the Apes

    Time of the Apes

    ★★

    This could have all been avoided if only Johnny had cared.

  • Stop Making Sense

    Stop Making Sense

    ★★★★★

    Stop Making Sense is the best movie I saw this year and one I can see myself watching over and over again.

    I've listened to Talking Heads before, but 2018 was the year I really got into them. It was also the year I discovered that they had made this movie and that David Byrne had directed True Stories, which I had the good fortune to watch on Filmstruck before it shut down. My favorite albums would be True Stories,…