Favorite films

  • The Conspirators
  • The Man from Laramie
  • The Conversation
  • House of Tolerance

Recent activity

  • The Marriage of Maria Braun

  • Angela

  • Barbie

  • The Dive

Recent reviews

  • The Marriage of Maria Braun

    The Marriage of Maria Braun

    Late Fassbinder has this unmistakable mix of rawness and elegance where the very precise control of the mise-en-scène he has achieved with Michael Ballhaus never makes any of it seem less alive and painful. And of course, Hanna Schygulla is a wonder, this character which is neither innocent nor cynical in any of the many contradictory paths and actions she pursues. Really one of those films where it is not empty rethoric to say it captures the soul of a country in a specific moment in time.

  • Barbie


    Arriving late to a phenomenom like "Barbie" allows us to look at it from a possible more balanced position, and when you do that I find it hard not to marvel (pun intended) at how it is perfectly positioned in both today's entertainment and sociopolitical climares to serve simultaneously as a sphinx and a mirror. Whatever question or half-baked response you throw at it (be it enthusiastic or angry), it both throws right back at you as a riddle or…

Popular reviews

  • Beyond the Infinite Two Minutes

    Beyond the Infinite Two Minutes

    Christopher Nolan might be embarassed seeing how cheap and fun cinema can actually be!

  • The Woman Who Ran

    The Woman Who Ran

    Which woman is running? From where and to where? There could be a simple answer since Kim Minhee's character who serves almost as the guide for the film as she moves around being away from her husband for a few days for the first time in years. But on her "girl's day out" she will meet other women who might also be running even if they are standing still in their spaces (men are almost completely absent - or it…