Ethan Marx

Ethan Marx


Favorite films

  • All That Jazz
  • The Only Son
  • The Piano Teacher
  • Double Indemnity

Recent activity

  • Spencer

  • Captain Volkonogov Escaped

  • Huda's Salon

  • Mother Schmuckers

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  • The Vast of Night

    The Vast of Night

    "There's a real simple answer, and that is we knew everything we were doing in the movie was not original," explains The Vast of Night's Andrew Patterson upon being asked about the framing device of The Paradox Theater at the TIFF Midnight Madness Premiere Q&A.

    Patterson further explains the pseudo Twlight Zone/Outer Limits that opens the film to be a "wink" to those who already know what his debut is: The classic story of two kids in over their heads with…

  • All That Jazz

    All That Jazz

    Lights, camera, death.

    A perfect work of art doesn't exist. However, if one were to imbed the immaterial soul of a human being into a two hour feature without covering warts with bargain blush, then I think they'd be damn close.

    All That Jazz is that movie.

    The only thing that could further its perfection is if Bob Fosse played his stand-in a la Woody Allen. Unfortunately, the heart problems that stonewalls his cinematic counterpart's (Joe Gideon) creative abilities were…

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  • Death Note

    Death Note

    All twenty-five episodes of this are incredible.

  • John and the Hole

    John and the Hole


    Me, after the first thirty minutes: "Wow, this is the best film I've seen at Sundance so far."

    An hour later: "...huh?"

    Look... I get it –– if you treat anyone like a child, they will act like a child and smear themselves with shit –– but wouldn't it be better if it made any damn sense?