If it didn’t make me sound like a Nerd I would call them “pictures” - but it does make me sound like a Nerd so I call them “movies”

Favorite films

  • The Rider
  • Hyenas
  • Shara
  • Paris, Texas

Recent activity

  • Pale Flower


  • Angustias, the Black Woman


  • Cruella


  • Being the Ricardos

Recent reviews


Popular reviews

  • The Eyes of Tammy Faye

    The Eyes of Tammy Faye


    There are those movies where everything clicks together - photography, editing, music, performances, direction - creating something deep and wonderful and fascinating that synthesizes its subject matter and form.

    And there are movies like this that are the opposite of that.

  • Memoria



    I hear “natural” sounds: streams flowing, rain falling, birds calling.

    I hear “unnatural” sounds: engines, alarms, machines.

    Some of these sounds are explicable, safe. Many are confounding, unknown, frightening. A cacophony of past and present (and future?) concentrated around a woman who is as lost as I am. She reaches to her head at the climax of this storm of sounds and in an instant they vanish to stillness.

    These sounds - both natural and artificial - had filled this…