James has written 3 reviews for films rated during 2019.

  • I Need a Ride to California

    I Need a Ride to California

    MoMA, 35mm
    Introduced by Anne Morra and Mary Engel

    The first public screening of this film, more than 50 years after its production.

    It probably should have stayed lost.

    This seems like a failed production with lots of sound problems - what little dialogue there is sounds muffled and distant. The rest of the movie patches one insufferable music montage after another together into something that kinda sorta resembles a movie. And that soundtrack - WOOF.

    There's a semi-interesting meta…

  • My Favorite Shapes by Julio Torres

    My Favorite Shapes by Julio Torres

    My Favorite Shapes is what happens when a kid grows up with too much encouragement.

    You’re neither as special or as interesting as you think you are, Julio Torres.

  • Wobble Palace

    Wobble Palace

    So bad that it makes you side with the Trump half of the country.