Favorite films

  • Wings of Desire
  • Another Woman
  • Showgirls
  • Bagdad Cafe

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  • Vicki


  • The Dead Don't Die


  • Dominique


  • The Good Liar


Recent reviews

  • Vicki


    A solidl noir investigating the murder of a rising star. Richard Boone is great as a detective coming apart at the seams though the best parts of the film are owned by Aaron Spelling. He was a good actor when he wasn't producing TV shows.

  • The Dead Don't Die

    The Dead Don't Die

    THE DEAD DON'T DIE repeatedly warns that it ends badly, and indeed it does. And this is surely the whole point, both narratively and existentially. This is Jarmusch's most depressing film and I would not be surprised if it ends up being his final feature. It seems the director has taken a long hard look at how underwhelming and dispassionate filmmaking has become and decided to call it a day. This, it seems, is his assessment of the state of…

Popular reviews

  • The Gamma People

    The Gamma People

    This science fiction oddity dabbles in Cold War anxieties but without the hysteria that characterises some of the other films of the period. This may be due to its comedic undertones and lightness of touch that make its more dramatic moments all the more effective. Although parallels with the Soviet threat are clearly legible, the film cleverly collapses ideological differences between the extreme left and right to demonstrate that oppressive totalitarian regimes, regardless of what side of politics, are all…

  • The Haunted

    The Haunted

    I have noticed a number of YouTube reviewers who regard this film with positivity yet nevertheless remark disparagingly about its made-for-TV status. There are even those that want to see a big screen adaptation of this. For me, the strength and power of THE HAUNTED is made possible precisely because it was produced for TV and and didn't have to compete with the big screen melodrama, stylised performances, whiz-bang SFX and impressive soundscapes associated with major theatrical release films. James…