Favorite films

  • Ms .45
  • The Legend of Billie Jean
  • The Astrologer
  • Prince of Darkness

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  • This Is the End


  • The Equalizer 2


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  • The Blackening


Recent reviews

  • This Is the End

    This Is the End


    The line "I don't wanna die at James Franco's house" has aged really weird over the last ten years, but is still funny, like the rest of this movie, which you probably couldn't get made today. A perfect snapshot of what comedy was like in movies at a specific moment in time. Now, they're all either too famous, moved on to other stuff, or cancelled.

  • The Equalizer 2

    The Equalizer 2


    “I'm your father. Your mama just didn't tell you.”

    Everybody acts like this is some big step down from the first film, but my main knock against it is that Denzel is kinda playing a different Robert McCall than in the OG. If you hadn’t seen this film’s predecessor, you’d have no idea why he times butchering big groups of dudes with a watch (which, to be fair, isn’t entirely made clear in that one either) or who Melissa Leo’s…

Popular reviews

  • Prey



    Cleans the franchise up after the over busy clunkiness of Shane Black’s entry by reducing the logline (and, in turn, the iconic alien beast) to its pro wrestler essence. “Predator vs. Commando” transformed into “Predator vs. Lethal Weapon” before “Predator Battle Royale”. Now, it’s “Predator vs. Native Warrior”, stripping all pretension away and barely leaving room for anything beyond one properly choreographed and thrillingly gnarly set piece after another, arrows and tomahawks flying and drawing green blood as the ultimate…

  • Babylon



    “…you will dine with angels and ghosts.”

    (At the risk of revealing and reveling in my screener privilege too much to make a point, I’ve watched this five times already, and have turned on the first 30 minutes probably ten times because it’s the most dynamic, “look ma, no hands!” filmmaking of 2022. My personal theory is that the experience of LA LA LAND losing Best Picture in such spectacular fashion and then FIRST MAN tanking made Damien Chazelle so…