Favorite films

  • The Passenger
  • The Parallax View
  • La Dolce Vita
  • First Reformed

Recent activity

  • The Big Boss

  • Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice

  • Taste of Fear


  • The Soft Skin


Recent reviews

  • Stray Dog

    Stray Dog


    There’s a lot to like in Stray Dog, for starters it has a simple premise about a detective getting his gun stolen. Throughout the film, the inexperienced Murakami blames himself for this misfortune and his emotions influence how he approaches the case as he struggles with leads, contrary to Sato who is a cool headed seasoned detective. This buddy cop dynamic was one of the highlights of the film and Stray Dog successfully manages to show the differences between the…

  • Splendor in the Grass

    Splendor in the Grass


    Splendor in the Grass is a coming of age story set in the 1920s about two lovers. Both of these characters are chained to the expectations and worldview of their parents and I was surprised with how relatable I found both of them. There’s a lot of themes here that are explored well. Wilma’s sexual repression and Bud’s sexual frustration, double standards or expectations, morality and growing up. Many of these are executed well and stem from the fact that…

Popular reviews

  • The Banshees of Inisherin

    The Banshees of Inisherin


    I feel like everyone has been both Colm and Pádraic respectively at some point in their lives, I know I have. Talking about the same things with the same people gets tiring and at some point I start to think that I’ve wasted my time, that I should use it more wisely. I want my life to mean something and leave my mark in the world but i am also scared to face the fact that time keeps moving and…

  • Avatar: The Way of Water

    Avatar: The Way of Water

    I went to see The Way of Water because I didn’t have anything else to do with my time. I wasn’t a fan of the first one, the characters are forgettable and the story clichéd. I was hoping the sequel would be an improvement but I was wrong. 

    In this film humans are once again looking to invade Pandora but this time to colonize it. It’s such a simple conflict that Cameron somehow managed to make it as predictable as…