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Favorite films

  • The Village
  • The Irishman
  • Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith
  • Speed Racer

Recent activity

  • Before I Fall


  • The Crime of Monsieur Lange


  • Taris


  • Bohemian Rhapsody


Pinned reviews

  • Lady in the Water

    Lady in the Water


    critics need to stop acting like they understand an artist’s intentions better than the artist themselves. lots of writers on here, including myself on occasion, approach a structural critique of a film with a rather arrogant tone, obnoxiously breaking down why specific elements of the work either are effective, or are not, with a touch of didacticism, explaining away subjectively meaningful material with an arbitrary criteria. the beauty of criticism is that the criteria for each individual critic will be…

  • Babylon



    Babylon is a severe miscalculation on nearly all fronts, yet a partially exceptional film is forged out of its sheer grandiosity, carrying the movie to heights that surpass that of the actual quality and depth of the craft on display. Said grandiosity can only push the film forward for so long however, with the problem essentially being with Babylon peaking too early, both emotionally and in terms of its chaos, turning the majority of a three hour film into a…

Recent reviews

  • Bullet Train

    Bullet Train


    conceited vapid reddit nonsense cinema

  • Safe



    the devil and god are raging inside me

Popular reviews

  • The Shawshank Redemption

    The Shawshank Redemption


    On paper, The Shawshank Redemption checks off all the boxes. Good writing, even pacing, with superb performances, but what causes my viewpoint to not match the consensus on this film is the simple fact that this movie takes zero risks. Everything seen in this film has been done before in some capacity. There is such a little amount of unique characterization infused into the two lead characters, that I didn’t come away from the film feeling like I knew anything…

  • The Thing

    The Thing


    After a much needed rewatch, I am upset to report that this film still isn’t my thing. I hear all the praise for this movie every day, and I still can’t comprehend how this film is so beloved, and commonly cited as the greatest horror film of all time. The Thing isn’t something that I consider poorly made nor does it have any flaws that immediately jump out, it just feels painfully average to me. The psychological aspect of this…