Esther Rosenfield

Esther Rosenfield


and so, the two of us became the wind

no star ratings – likes are for films i like, no likes for films i don't

Favorite films

  • His Motorbike, Her Island
  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence
  • Tarnation
  • Shadow of the Vampire

Recent activity

  • The Bye Bye Man

  • The Tragedy of Macbeth

  • Scream 4

  • Gone Girl

Recent reviews

  • The Bye Bye Man

    The Bye Bye Man

    this is not a good movie but i think it's so cool how the bye bye man has like six different gimmicks and none of them amount to anything. cute dog too.

  • The Tragedy of Macbeth

    The Tragedy of Macbeth

    wasn't planning on writing a capsule but this has been on my brain for a couple days. while i was critical of the film's trailers for having that glossy-grey digital b&w look, i think it works wonderfully in the film itself, perhaps the first time it ever has for me. that's largely because this is such a knowingly digital film, deliberately draining its images of texture such that they appear only part-rendered. the flat and angular design of coen's castle…

Popular reviews

  • The Lighthouse

    The Lighthouse

    idiots will call this a staggering retelling of the myth of prometheus through the eyes of the american laborer, the fire of the gods becoming success under capitalism, an unattainable fiction that drives men to maddened violence in their pursuit

    geniuses will understand that this is a movie about getting drunk and almost kissing ur homie and then getting even drunker and tenderly holding each other as you drift off to sleep

  • Dear Evan Hansen

    Dear Evan Hansen

    probably the most remarkable thing about this film is that you really never get used to the fact that he looks like that. even in the late moments of this 137 minute film i was still jolted by occasional cuts to ben platt's puffy, doughy visage, newly horrified by his inland empire-esque facial contortions and body language that has been seen in cinema only once before: in f.w. murnau's expressionist classic nosferatu. his exaggerated hunch, hysterically twitchy hands, and latex-smooth…