Favorite films

  • The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover
  • Last Year at Marienbad
  • The Haunting
  • Days of Heaven

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  • The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog

    ★★★★

  • The House

    ★★★★

  • Sabotage

    ★★★★

  • Topaz

    ★★★★

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  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    ★★★★

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

    It is interesting to see two different approaches to the same material. The Iain Reid novel hews closer to a traditional thriller, and the twist is a rug that is pulled out from under the audience when it was not apparent there was a rug there at all.

    On the other hand, Kaufman’s film never really bothers to bury the lead, and while there are scenes (particularly the visit with the parents and the stop at the ice cream shop)…