Relentless subjectivity

Allegedly the Letterboxd equivalent of a Temnikova-era Serebro music video

Favorite films

  • Daughters of Darkness
  • Pride
  • Panelstory or Birth of a Community
  • The Hero

Recent activity

  • Bottoms


  • Anatomy of a Fall


  • I Used to Be Funny


  • Humanist Vampire Seeking Consenting Suicidal Person


Pinned reviews

  • Blue Beetle

    Blue Beetle


    Three months behind on my movie logs, but if a superhero movie spends a hero moment on a sweet little communist grandma gleefully mowing down militarized police officers with a machine gun in this economy, it’s more than earned some prompt words…

    A lot of the more negative reviews for Blue Beetle take aim at the film for having a “flat” villain, which I would dispute vehemently: Victoria Kord as a villain is about as flat as Susan Sarandon’s god-given chest,…

  • Black Adam

    Black Adam


    Once again, we have an example of an actually good concept from DC being watered down and made secondary to a collection of VFX-heavy battles that serve the sole narrative purpose of characterizing the male superheroes as engaged in a “cool” dick-measuring contest, for no reason beyond a misguided belief that that grows box office numbers.

    The major thing that this film does right is a lot to do with everything going on with Sarah Shahi’s Adrianna Tomaz. While the…

Recent reviews

  • Bottoms



    “Real homosexuals would serve cunt before they serve that country” - Emma Seligman about the repealing of DADT, probably

    On one hand, it’s like cooool study of the transition from homophobia to homonationalism between the Iraq and Syrian War years, ma dude, and then unexpectedly a wild Dagmara Domińczyk appears and I realize after a moment of shock and awe that having divorced MILF Dagmara Domińczyk save the embodiment of neoliberal patriarchy from death by pineapple juice because she wants…

  • Anatomy of a Fall

    Anatomy of a Fall


    Triet is mother to me, so it should come as no surprise that I loved this, but a review will have to wait, as I can’t hope to be any more concise in my thoughts on this than I am about the exquisite Sibyl (2019), or the Depp vs Heard trial she is so clearly leveraging here.

Popular reviews

  • Madeleine Collins

    Madeleine Collins


    Son: “I’ve been noticing you are having an affair—“
    Virginie Efira: “And I’ve been noticing you are spending a lot of time with that twink friend of yours (no judgement), so maybe we all have some secrets, don’t we, JORIS”

  • The Braves

    The Braves


    What now to do
    with the cities I’ve built
    for you?