Co-host of Geeks of the Week pod & opinionated film enthusiast

Favorite films

  • Labyrinth
  • Mandy
  • Marie Antoinette
  • Pan's Labyrinth

Recent activity

  • Renfield


  • Polite Society


  • Emily


  • Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.


Recent reviews

  • Renfield



    Don’t sell me on a Dracula story & then give me some lackluster buddy cop rom/com. 

    Nic Cage is his usual 10/10. Needed way more screen time. Good amount of gore. Nicholas Hoult deserves better.

  • Polite Society

    Polite Society


    This delightful debut feature from Nida Manzoor packs a punch and a lot of heart. Scott Pilgrim meets Bend it Like Beckham that pays homage to both kung fu movies & Bollywood with a sincere story of sisterly love at the center. Priya Kansara is a standout & I can’t wait to see more from her. 

    It’s a shame the trailer gives away too much because most viewers will go in knowing nearly all of the story beats & the final reveal feels…

Popular reviews

  • Beau Is Afraid

    Beau Is Afraid


    Ari Aster, Oedipus has nothing on you. 

    This film is very long, very indulgent & while definitely both surreal & absurdist, it is also astoundingly literal. It definitely falls in line with Aster’s previous work, in that the subject matter is incredibly uncomfortable & terrifying at times, but the message here feels significantly more one dimensional, shallow & painfully on the nose. That’s not to say the film is without merit. It’s quite enjoyable to see a filmmaker as talented as Aster push his…

  • Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves

    Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves


    Modern fantasy has been stuck in this over serious & gratuitously violent place for so long, this film is such a breath of fresh air. Genuinely funny, surprisingly emotional story beats and lovable characters that make shockingly stupid decisions that somehow turn out okay - everything that DnD should be.