Favorite films

  • Rebel Without a Cause
  • A Couch in New York
  • Strangers When We Meet
  • The Power of Speech

Recent activity

  • Along the Great Divide

  • The Horn Blows at Midnight

  • Deep Red

  • The Khayal Saga

Recent reviews

  • The Khayal Saga

    The Khayal Saga

    there are mounds of historical context that i'm missing, but the physical affection on display is more than enough for now, as well as the relationship between sound/image/time—the snake has already bitten cuing back to the shot of the snake in the grass, who we only see slithering away—we only hear the vibrations

  • L'avventuriera del piano di sopra

    L'avventuriera del piano di sopra

    i watched this and thought little of it; an hour later, i see some of the brilliance that caused freda to cite it as one of matarazzo's best in his presence du cinema interview (though freda did decor—it shows—and edited, so he may have had an ulterior motive). i remember the sets, particularly the rhythm with which they recur. we know the four of five by heart by the end, and matarazzo (like ozu or a 90s adventure game) shoots…

Popular reviews

  • RRR



    the power of the symbolic duo at the middle against the real characters/revolution surrounding them is a perfect version of history/myth. put symbol and reality close enough together and you can't tell which is which, just like cgi and live action...

  • Elvis


    as my friend elise said when we walked out, “that was—something.” it was definitely not nothing!