Favorite films

  • Metropolis
  • BARDO, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths
  • FLCL
  • Under the Silver Lake

Recent activity

  • Love & Mercy


  • Everything Everywhere All at Once


  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba -To the Swordsmith Village-


  • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull


Recent reviews

  • Black Country, New Road - 'Live at Bush Hall'

    Black Country, New Road - 'Live at Bush Hall'


    Beautiful people

    Seeing this material live back when I saw them with black midi in September blew me away, so seeing it in such high quality is a joy.

    I'm only a pig

  • Leaving Las Vegas

    Leaving Las Vegas


    The juxtaposition of what a place like Las Vegas intends to be versus how it is was something that dawned upon me often. Surely, a place like that is meant to highlight the high life, where people are supposedly happiest, yet what lies there is depravity, soullessness, and meaninglessness.

    The Whale wishes it was this movie. This is another one of those wildly depraved films with a heart of gold. It can be simultaneously harrowing and selfish as it is empathetic and warm. Great performance from Mic Cage. Overall, a very sad time indeed!

Popular reviews

  • Ergo Proxy

    Ergo Proxy


    Ergo Proxy is a flawed yet incredible journey.

    There is so much "2 steps forward, 1 step back" throughout the story. It's so inconsistent. Some of the episodes are downright brilliant and others are complete bore fests.

    The world-building here is great despite how there's waaay too much exposition. From Romdeau to the other environments, it's all very cool and dystopian. The characters are interesting, especially the main cast. Characters such as Pino are incredibly charming and bring so much…

  • Waves



    This film defines what it feels like to be growing up and maturing in the 2010s. It's an overwhelmingly beautiful, emotional, and fragile story. Almost a send-off for the decade.

    Yes, there is a LOT of modern music- Frank Ocean, Tame Impala, Kanye West, Tyler the Creator, Radiohead- yet it all adds a level of style and relatability. Perhaps it's a love letter to generation z (haha cringe haha) I don't know.

    All else I can say is that I…