Phil Bernstein

Phil Bernstein Patron

Favorite films

  • Legend of the Mountain
  • Céline and Julie Go Boating
  • Cure
  • Once Upon a Time in the West

Recent activity

  • The Narrow Margin

  • Wham!

  • The Prestige


  • Matchstick Men

Pinned reviews

  • Signal to Noise

    Signal to Noise

    I’m not much of a self-promoter, but here goes: I’m nearing the end of post-production on a new narrative short called Signal to Noise. It’s my longest project yet, and it took the longest to make. My first incomplete script draft is dated July 2020, the first complete draft happened about 15 months later, and I didn’t put out casting notices for another 9 months after that. We shot for 6 days, spread out between August and December of 2022,…

  • White Noise

    White Noise

    not to be annoying but the reason I haven't been logging much lately is because I'm working on this (and that's all I'll say about it)

Recent reviews

  • The Prestige

    The Prestige


    Still believe Gerald Root to be Hugh Jackman's finest work

  • Judgement


    Always love Ki Joo-bong, and the ending is kind of amazing, it's just that Park without the romance is not something I'm terribly interested in.

Popular reviews

  • The Shape of Water

    The Shape of Water

    Obviously haven't seen this yet but hear me out:

    *clears throat*

    The Begilled

  • Native Son

    Native Son

    Obviously not out yet - it's still filming. Just logging it because I was an extra in it last night and it was one of the best experiences of my life. Like. Matthew Libatique looked at me. What the fuck. I could very well not even make it into the final cut but I'm still extremely excited to see how it turns out.