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  • Model Shop

    Model Shop

    Absolutely love this film. Perfect double with Inherent Vice at the New Beverly which I guess is because of Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood. I heard that Harrison Ford was supposed to play the lead but “wasn’t famous enough.” Can you imagine how much better this film would be without Gary Lockwood? I shouldn’t be so ungrateful though for some of the most lovely wandering hangout melancholy I’ve seen on the big screen. It really captures a lovely, rare spirit. Also taken by how benevolent all of the people George runs into seem. It brings an air of complete vulnerability and innocence to the decaying mileu.

  • Inherent Vice

    Inherent Vice

    Truly one of my favorites.

    Only this time did I happen to notice Steven Mnuchin as an EP... the conspiratorial whirlwind of the film is brought to a meta context...

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  • Ham on Rye

    Ham on Rye

    I just watched Ham on Rye. My first time in several months. I haven’t seen it all the way through since our film festival run really started to take off. This may very well be my last time giving it a look. I have to review this cut for its final delivery to our distributor, Factory 25. I thought that this could be a good time to write about my experiences in making the film and some lingering sentiments. I…

  • Roma


    Can you imagine if every Harry Potter out there had something like Roma to follow? This year I thought while watching First Man, "well, it's kinda nice to see a movie with such a big budget that's not a superhero or franchise flick?" I think I had the opposite take on this.

    A clever shot opens up Roma and some surprising elegance in the first hour that follows until things get a little questionable. The main question being-- what is…