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Pinned reviews

  • Skinamarink



    Can we watch something happy?

    I understand hating Skinamarink. I think the tendency of the internet to reward outsized anger (whereby a movie cannot simply be disliked, or even just bad, but representative of the downfall of an entire genre, or medium, or possibly even civilization itself; and Letterboxd surely loves such catastrophizing), as well as aggressive glibness, creates an environment in which a thing, disliked, must necessarily be stripped of all extant merit. Do I do this myself? Probably…

  • Drive My Car

    Drive My Car


    It didn't sound like he was lying. I don't know if it's the truth, but he was telling you what was true to him.

    Drive My Car is a film centered, more than anything, around the idea of communication, of connection, of finding a way to reach within the deepest parts of yourself and come to grips with your emotions and traumas, and to try, in some small way, to convey yourself to another person, to be understood - and…

Recent reviews

  • 3 Women

    3 Women


    We are all of us made up of everyone we've ever met.

  • Paint



    A few chuckles here and there, but overall just kind of felt like a bland imitation of aughts "xD random" quirky indie comedy humor, and not as good as any of the best of that ilk. Wasn't one that I was otherwise planning to see, and the film itself didn't convince me my initial trepidations were ill-founded. Also not funny enough to compensate for its lack of pacing.

    Mom's thoughts: "Not as bad as I thought it would be, but it was still really stupid."

Popular reviews

  • Windfall



    Try being a rich white guy these days!

    When life gives you Plemons, make Plemonade.

    ➡️ 2022 Ranked

  • No Man of God

    No Man of God


    "Do you know why I did it?"

    "Because you wanted to."

    Francois Truffaut famously said that it's impossible to make an anti-war war movie, because the act of depicting it always inadvertently ends up glorifying it; that which is supposed to horrify, instead titillates. One begins to suspect that the same may be true of Ted Bundy films. And if the industry maintains its current trajectory, the latter sub-genre may soon become more numerous than the former.

    This movie doesn't…