Favorite films

  • Blade Runner
  • Maborosi
  • City Lights
  • In the Mood for Love

Recent activity

  • Home Alone


  • Operation Petticoat


  • The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer


  • Indiscreet


Recent reviews

  • Home Alone

    Home Alone


    It never seems to get old. Each year I sit down and watch it, and each year I laugh and laugh.

  • Night Moves

    Night Moves


    Sarah: That was a spacious yurt!

Popular reviews

  • Funny Ha Ha

    Funny Ha Ha


    “People don’t know what they are doing, myself included. They don’t know what they want or feel. It’s only in the movies that they know what their problems are and have game plans for dealing with them.”
    --John Cassavetes--

    Because it doesn't seem to be socially acceptable to write a review of a Mumblecore film without citing Cassavetes, I felt that I should get it out of the way immediately. Yes, his work has influenced this developing genre. But, if…

  • Quiet City

    Quiet City


    At any one point in my life there are only 10 to 15 films that I consider to be infinitely rewatchable. There are many films that I'll watch perhaps once a year, but there are comparatively few that I'll watch more than that. My list fluctuates and morphs as my tastes and interests evolve. Some films are branded on my brain, and they continuously call me back; Quiet City is one of those films.

    A mumblecore anthem for a profoundly…