writing about “films” and calling it a “degree”. big fan of short film and documentaries, occasional filmmaker.

Favorite films

  • Bait
  • Brief Encounter
  • The Structure of Crystal
  • Safe

Recent activity

  • Black Narcissus


  • May December


  • Yuki's Sun


  • Orlando


Recent reviews

  • Click


    Sunday afternoon Polish TV really pulling out some of the worst films ever

  • Far from Heaven

    Far from Heaven


    Hosted this for a queer cinema club event so there's a lot of insightful things I could say about it, but let's just go with this... wow, I think every time I watch this film it grows on me some more, genuinely one of the most gorgeous films maybe ever? And maybe it just hits bc I'm a sucker for a melodrama but it's pastiche done right: referential but still so touching rather than a parody, and crafted sooo beautifully in every detail. Thank u Todd. Love love love

Popular reviews

  • Boys Don't Cry

    Boys Don't Cry


    triggering, traumatic, and needlessly graphic - the same story could have been told so much more sensitively but instead a lot of it felt pointless and voyeuristic. watching this as a trans man sucked. literally just two hours straight of transphobia (ranging from deadnaming and misgendering right up to sexual assault and murder), written and directed by a cis person which felt really gratuitous, exploitative, and disrespectful to the real Brandon - they did him dirty right from the start…

  • Barbie



    Ah! A great time. I'm writing my diss at the moment and was very keen to turn down my film analysis brain a bit when I went to see this, which was semi successful... felt a bit on the nose and politically confusing at times but I cba to get into this too much, I do feel like if u thought any film licensed by the Mattel corporation would be politically groundbreaking then think again! But it was a hoot,…