Alex has written 6 reviews for films rated ★★★★★ .

  • Batman & Robin

    Batman & Robin

    ★★★★★

    Batman & Robin is the movie where Batman gets a lap dance from a woman in a bear mask, that is filled with close-up shots of rubber-suited asses and which boasts bat costumes complete with hard nipples. In short, it kicks what was already the kink overload that is Batman Returns right off its deviant throne. 10/10!

  • The Face of Another

    The Face of Another

    ★★★★★

    Hiroshi Teshigahara's "The Face of Another" has been a long time list of shamer for me (particularly as I've owned that Criterion Teshigahara boxed set for a long while). It was nice to finally remedy this oversight and see the film.

    The movie deals with an engineer who has much of his face burned away in an industrial accident, leaving him horribly disfigured. His wife becomes repulsed by him and he becomes rueful and withdrawn. Fortunately, a doctor has an…

  • Solaris

    Solaris

    ★★★★★

    I remember the first time I saw ‘Solaris’ I was so affected by it that the movie became too much for me. It filled me with this extreme sense of disquiet that I just couldn’t shake. I had to stop watching it about 2/3’s of the way through and take a break. When I came back to it the next day, that feeling immediately returned.

    I’ve subsequently watched it a number of times, and, as a piece of science fiction,…

  • Star Wars

    Star Wars

    ★★★★★

    A movie about an older man who takes a younger man to a bar.

  • Paris, Texas

    Paris, Texas

    ★★★★★

    RIP Harry Dean Stanton.

  • Possession

    Possession

    ★★★★★

    Director's Cut screening at AFI