-incomplete profile--still on my "re-watch after 30" kick
-faves on mubi:

Favorite films

  • The Death of Maria Malibran
  • Belle de Jour
  • Utopia
  • Manon

Recent activity

  • The Beast Shall Die


  • Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island

  • North by Northwest

  • Corpo Celeste

Recent reviews

  • The Beast Shall Die

    The Beast Shall Die


    -over-the-top jazz soundtrack by ideologically problematic but very important avant-garde composer Toshirō Mayuzumi is so much fun (for my fellow jazz enthusiasts btw he collaborated w/none other than max roach + abbey lincoln on the ‘Black Sun’ soundtrack--look for it!)

    -Tatsuya Nakadai always makes the most hilariously “off” and freaky facial expressions which is why he’s one of my fav. actors but crazy Nietzschean~ bisexual loner who doesn’t skip leg day and anecdotally dumps sewage on a statue of Jesus…

  • Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island

    Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island

    Dries Van Noten S/S 1612

Popular reviews

  • Dante's Inferno

    Dante's Inferno

    I love this one so much and it’s truly shameful that I hadn’t watched it before

    Whether it’s Alan Bates in ‘Women in Love’ at a flea-market waxing about chairs that once had “something to express“ or Ann-Margret writhing around in a diarrhetic explosion of chocolate in ‘Tommy,’ it’s clear that Russell despised mass consumerism and what better subject-matter then than the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood to also expand on a theme he was very much obsessed with: the callousness, selfishness, and…

  • Bryan Ferry - The Bete Noire Tour 88-89

    Bryan Ferry - The Bete Noire Tour 88-89


    This is honestly beautifully shot--i can't believe anything could make champs élysées look glamorous. bryan ferry's aesthetics were pretty tight around this era too (i mean they always are, as with all libras that are scorpio rising, but i really like this album's #mood). the music itself from bête noire was acc. to him perfectible but i think it's a pretty underrated album (would've been great to see him duet w/viktor lazlo, the french singer, not the casablanca character!). a must-watch for ferry/roxy fans