Favorite films

  • After Hours
  • Do the Right Thing
  • To Sleep with Anger
  • Cabaret

Recent activity

All
  • Burning an Illusion

    ★★★★

  • Annette

    ★★★★

  • The To Do List

    ★★★½

  • Punch-Drunk Love

    ★★★★★

Pinned reviews

More
  • Do the Right Thing

    Do the Right Thing

    ★★★★★

    At the 1989 Cannes press conference, Spike told the critics to not treat directors like gods; their job is simply to pose questions and explore them within a given context. We're shown people festering in the heat of the sun, the heat of oppression they endure/perpetuate, and the heat of the moment when you're forced to choose your moral position. I really love that this film isn't overtly didactic or pandering for acceptance, the quotes from both Malcolm X and…

  • The Time That Remains

    The Time That Remains

    ★★★★★

    Today's the 73rd anniversary of the Nakba, where thousands of Palestinians were forcibly expelled from their homeland after the establishment of the illegitimate settler-colonial state aided by Britain. Learning in immense detail about imperialist facilitation and mismanagement in the early 20th century during my degree has been harrowing and angering as fuck. This rage is exacerbated given how my early memories with my family often involved Al Jazeera in the background detailing violence against Palestinians in Arabic. It feels like…

Recent reviews

More
  • Burning an Illusion

    Burning an Illusion

    ★★★★

    There’s so much to say about this film, but today i’m very grateful for Menelik Shabazz and his portrayal of black womanhood in London. It was so realistic, considerate, nuanced, and not without its flaws but a pioneering and radical work of art regardless. There was a scene filmed in Shepherd’s Bush Market and I immediately felt at home 💗

  • Annette

    Annette

    ★★★★

    adam driver!! what a guy!!!!

Popular reviews

More
  • Sitting in Limbo

    Sitting in Limbo

    a big fuck you to Theresa May and Amber Rudd and every tory in this country

  • Punch-Drunk Love

    Punch-Drunk Love

    ★★★★★

    I can’t believe people kept making movies after this? The job is literally done, Go Home. Shit is flawless and I experienced the whole spectrum of human emotion in under 2 hours, what more do we need??