Kai White

The chance of me creeping through your profile for something interesting to watch isn’t 100%, but it also isn’t 0%.

Favorite films

  • Letter from an Unknown Woman
  • A Tale of the Wind
  • Iran Is My Land
  • Satantango

Recent activity

  • War and Peace, Part III: The Year 1812


  • War and Peace, Part II: Natasha Rostova


  • War and Peace, Part I: Andrei Bolkonsky


  • Berlin Around the Corner


Recent reviews

  • War and Peace, Part III: The Year 1812

    War and Peace, Part III: The Year 1812


    Five stars. Five hundred stars. Five million stars. However many is at the top end of your scale, this deserves them all.

    If a film is described as “spectacular,” then it should have shown you a spectacle. But is it the spectacle itself or is it the feeling that having seen said spectacle that is memorable? I’ve seen a number of films over the years that promised some event, something magic, something different. Usually, all I remember about them is…

  • War and Peace, Part II: Natasha Rostova

    War and Peace, Part II: Natasha Rostova


    Война и мир 2: Наташа Ростова may not be as good as part one, but it feels more like a stage-setter for things to come. It’s still really pretty good, even if it isn’t operating on such a ridiculous scale as its predecessor.

    Andrei (Vyacheslav Tikhonov) finds himself without a wife after the events of the first film. As happens, this is an opportune time for Natasha (Ludmila Savelyeva) to have romantic feelings bloom. Alas, not only does our other…

Popular reviews

  • Aria



    If you like opera and bare breasts, here’s your movie. 

    Ten segments made by ten different directors, all set to and inspired by different (and sometimes multiple) arias from eight different composers. You got all that? You’ll want a notepad for this one. I’m not going to go through every piece of music and each composer, or even the actors in each story, because it’s too much and you can click here for that. What I am going to do,…

  • The Suicide Squad

    The Suicide Squad


    I’m not the intended audience for this. I get that. And yet …

    If I were a comic book fan, I imagine I would be super torn over the developments of the last thirty years. On the one hand, you get to see these characters you probably love getting huge, multimillion dollar love and big-screen treatment regularly. That’s got to be awesome. But on the other, these characters have had many, many pages and many, many years to be part…