Favorite films

  • Dying at Grace
  • Metropolitan
  • Personal Problems
  • The Great Train Robbery

Recent activity

All
  • The Court Jester

    ★★★

  • She's All That

    ★★★

  • He's All That

    ★½

  • Austin Powers in Goldmember

    ★★

Recent reviews

More
  • Wonder Wheel

    Wonder Wheel

    ★★

    This is clearly a sadistic hatchet job on some hysterical woman figure in Woody’s life but I can’t figure out if it’s supposed to be his mother (per the period setting), or Mia Farrow.

    Either way, Winslet’s Ginny is a wretched screen creation, chewing through nauseating uber-wide angles, riding high on fits of histrionics that seem to have been conceived working backward from a DSM-5 index. What’s so baffling is that Woody has done this manic depressive woman before, with…

  • Malmkrog

    Malmkrog

    ★★½

    You can't adapt such an irrelevant, tedious text and treat it with this level of sage neutrality. It's okay to put some dolly moves in there Puiu, I promise it won't sully the monologues about Cossacks and Eurasia and so on

Popular reviews

More
  • Jojo Rabbit

    Jojo Rabbit

    Couldn't settle on just one review, so here's eight.

    1. Wow, I love Jews now!

    2. Really good in this movie about the Holocaust to have CollegeHumor-style "I totally wouldn't say this in real life but because this is comedy I can just say directly the things which I want to critique e.g. 'I wish more of our lads had your blind fanaticism'"

    3. Hitwah make fwunny faces an dance :)

    4. There was a lady in the back row…

  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    ★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    It’s not even worth it to dive into the discursive David Foster Wallace stuff, the diatribe against A Woman Under the Influence, the heated takedown of the problematic lyrics of “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”, or the author of the source material and his impressive political connections (his brother-in-law is the President of Iceland… hmm I wonder if he could have gotten some strings pulled? Maybe a book deal wrestled out of the effete hands of Simon & Schuster? Perhaps even a…