William Coates

William Coates

Born near two film studios. Raised on film.

Favorite films

  • Late Spring
  • 7 Men from Now
  • Fireworks
  • Begone Dull Care

Recent activity

  • The Browning Version


  • A Fistful of Dollars


  • Bedlam


  • The Young Girls of Rochefort


Recent reviews


Popular reviews

  • Bimbo's Initiation

    Bimbo's Initiation


    Ah, life is about conforming, isn’t it? You do your best to remain an individual, no matter how many times they ask you to become a member. 

    But then, you meet that one girl. You become a member after all. 

    Then you have a spanking party.

  • Cléo from 5 to 7

    Cléo from 5 to 7


    With all this talk of doom, I felt like seeing Paris again--1960s Paris of course. I got that, and more, for I did not expect to see a film that would be so relevant to our current times. Cleo is afraid. She thinks she could die. We all think we can die. The beauty, and genius, of this film is that her fears lead her down a path to a finer, more intimate look of life in its many shades.…