Favorite films

  • The Tree of Life
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • The Silence of the Lambs
  • The Social Network

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  • Old

    ★★★

  • The Lost Daughter

    ★★★★½

  • The Matrix Resurrections

    ★★★★

  • Procession

    ★★★★

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  • Never Rarely Sometimes Always

    Never Rarely Sometimes Always

    ★★★★★

    Quietly, profoundly powerful. Every single frame is raw and stunningly real. Devastating at times, yet also inspiring and beautiful when viewed through the lens of how friendship, strength and empathy can get you through anything. Featuring a remarkable debut performance from Sidney Flanigan, this is a masterpiece soaked in an understated yet palpable outrage derived from knowing how difficult it is to be a girl in a man's world.

  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    It's the same film as the first time I saw it, yet I could feel something different as I pressed play on Parasite this time around. Something palpable, like it carried a different weight post-Oscars rather than just prior to the award ceremony when it was the underdog that surely wouldn't bust through as the first foreign film ever to win the top prize. It occurred to me how unfair this was, to view the same work of art in…

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  • Interstellar

    Interstellar

    ★★★★★

    I have been staring at this blank canvas for a good half hour now, and I still can't find the words. How the hell do I start a review about a film like this? I walked out of the cinema in a daze, baffled and thrilled and grinning like a damn fool. My car is a two door red Honda Civic and yet I approached a white SUV with my keys out as if it was my ticket home because…

  • Mission: Impossible II

    Mission: Impossible II

    Slow motion.

    Tom Cruise on a motorcycle shooting guns.

    Slow motion.

    Tom Cruise in a fist fight.

    Slow motion.

    Explosion.

    Car flips over.

    Explosion.

    Slow motion.

    Tom Cruise's hair.

    Slow motion.

    Explosion.

    Slow motion.