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Favorite films

  • Akeelah and the Bee
  • In Her Shoes
  • The Joy Luck Club
  • Love & Basketball

Recent activity

  • After Hours


  • American Fiction


  • The Last Duel


  • The Northman


Recent reviews

  • American Fiction

    American Fiction


    Come for the satire. Stay for the genuinely moving family drama.

  • The Holdovers

    The Holdovers


    Like a warm, inviting hug. Paul Giamatti, Dominic Sessa, and Da'Vine Joy Randolph are all terrific.

Popular reviews

  • Rat Race

    Rat Race


    So many iconic moments:

    Barbie museum
    Nazi speech
    Amy Smart's helicopter rage
    Gloria Allred???
    Prairie dogging
    Busload of Lucys
    Monster truck of death
    Smash Mouth

    Why isn't Rat Race revered more? The ensemble cast is perfect (Whoopi Goldberg and Lanei Chapman are my favorite contestants), and I love how far Jerry Zucker is willing to go for a single joke, not in terms of offensiveness but big set pieces (re: Monster truck of death,…

  • WandaVision



    For 7 of its 9-episode season, WandaVision is easily the most creative and narratively exciting thing Marvel has done since Black Panther. The way the show explores grief in a sitcom backdrop is ingenious and compelling to me, and for the first time, we finally get a good sense of Wanda and Vision's relationship, something that was severely lacking from the MCU movies. It's unfortunate, then, that the last two episodes veer into more pedestrian and predictable territory, climaxing in…