Full autumn moon—
on the straw mat,
pine shadow.

Favorite films

  • Obscure night - Wild leaves (The burning ones, the obstinate)
  • Man on the Tracks
  • This Transient Life
  • A Pebble by the Wayside

Recent activity

  • Déjà Vu


  • The Happening


  • Man on Fire


  • The Puppetmaster


Recent reviews

  • The Whale

    The Whale


    should’ve just been brendan fraser acting out the beefcake episode from south park

  • A Hidden Life

    A Hidden Life


    "If God exists, and for me this was becoming unquestionable, He necessarily is absolute love. But love is not an attribute of God. God would not be absolute love if He were love only for another, for the conditional, for the corruptible, for the world. For then God's love would depend on conditional being and would thus be accidental. God is an absolute being because He is the substantial act of love, act-substance. God, or the Truth, not only has…

Popular reviews

  • Can't Get You Out of My Head

    Can't Get You Out of My Head


    As with any project approximating this kind of approach to a politico-historical theme, there is a selection of material here that necessarily chooses certain things while leaving other things out. Obviously, there is thus a danger of misrepresentation in how this theme—only ever something partial—is represented as relating to the social totality. This series discusses the failures of revolutionary movements and the destruction of gains made by the labour movements in the West which led to the extension of the…

  • Wife of a Spy

    Wife of a Spy


    "He's a businessman, not an enemy."

    Like all of Kiyoshi Kurosawa's best films, the transformations that this narrative undergoes operate as if the central character's perceptions of the conflicts around them have been extended into the form of the film itself. What struck me most immediately about this work was its interest in the conflict between cosmopolitan business interests—always seeking to supersede state boundaries and borders—and the interests of the nation-state, tied inextricably to a sense of irrationalism, which are…