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Favorite films

  • Fanny and Alexander
  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • The Apartment
  • Metropolitan

Recent activity

  • Bram Stoker's Dracula


  • The Age of Innocence


  • Cape Fear


  • The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar


Pinned reviews

  • Diary of a Country Priest

    Diary of a Country Priest


    Weird guy thing I’ve noticed. Deep down every man harbors a fervent desire to suffer a long and painful death in service of Our Lord instead of going to therapy

  • The Flash

    The Flash

    I won’t deny that, like many of you, I felt a real responsibility to never see this. But sometimes the urge to cosplay as zeitgeist watchdog wins out over the niceties of aesthetic morality. As such, this is an attempt to cast Thursday night’s excursion (courtesy of Regal Unlimited, I feel obliged to note) as an act of front-line journalism more than one of cinephilia. What knowledge, I had to ask, waits to be gained at an opening-night screening of…

Recent reviews

  • The Age of Innocence

    The Age of Innocence


    S-tier from start to finish, but the ending particularly is probably the best of all the “many years later” Scorsese codas. So moving and sneakily profound, a thematic twist ending that alters the entire thesis of the film and elevates it into something simultaneously more provocative and more wise. 

    And the whole thing is, somehow, entirely tragic and wrenching while also, due almost solely to the voiceover of Wharton’s prose, Scorsese’s funniest film. “The mean and melancholy history of the Countess’ European marriage was a buried treasure he hastened to excavate.” C’mon 😂

    Scorsese ranking

  • Cape Fear

    Cape Fear


    Almost Spielbergian, call that Martin Scorsese’s Laws

Popular reviews

  • Spider-Man 2

    Spider-Man 2


    the virgin amazing spider-man:
    - responsibility, no power
    - listens to phillip phillips unironically
    - shares diluted to 0.03%
    - skater
    - has never seen a girl

    the chad mcu spider-man:
    - power, no responsibility 
    - girls are fine but legos are better
    - can’t do anything w/o sugar daddy iron man
    - snap score hit 1m last week 
    - favorite movie is the lion king (2019), doesn’t know it’s a remake

    the thad raimi/maguire spider-man:
    - power & responsibility 
    - ironic dancing 
    - respectful to women but not a simp
    - relatable (can’t pay rent, occasionally emo)
    - reads poetry, Augustine, probably

  • Napoleon Dynamite

    Napoleon Dynamite


    This movie feels like being in Goodwill