Category Miscellaneous

Hurricane Sandy

Hello all, After a run-in with Sandy, I was without, gas, internet/cell reception, electricity and running water for a while Walking up and down endless flights of stairs just to use the restroom was not fun, so I fled New York City. I hope everyone who remains in NYC, New Jersey, or any other damaged […]

A New Look

If you’re reading this, you don’t need me to tell you that I changed my theme. This was mostly for traffic reasons. As my previous theme displayed the full post without requiring the viewer to click, it was hard to track exactly what people were reading. Hopefully everyone can adapt to the change quickly. I […]

An open question to those who have seen Argo…

(This post contains spoilers; if you have not yet seen Argo, do that before continuing) Toward the end of the movie, when the film crew are going through the airport, they are told that there are 3 checkpoints. The first one is simple passport inspection and will be an easy bypass, the second is with […]

NYFF Critics Academy, #3

Here is my third piece, focusing on Last Time I Saw Macao and Like Someone In Love, another strong effort by one of the truly brilliant directors working today. Recent viewings include the good-but-not-great No, the difficult but stunning Leviathan, and the strong Zemeckis vehicle Flight. Outside of NYFF, I caught Silver Linings Playbook today […]

Apologies For The Delays

It’s my first weekend back in New York, so I’m falling behind on reviews and movie-watching. Inevitably, schoolwork will prevent me from having a review of everyday, but as of now, August Capsules are being delayed, as I’m trying to do full-length reviews of: Black Orpheus (Complete) The Red Shoes Andrei Rublev Solaris The Turin […]

Hello world!

Hello to anyone who may be reading this. If you are doing so, I’m already doing better than I thought I would, so that’s good. Anyway, this blog will compose almost entirely of reviews and essays of films both old and new, American and foreign, Hollywood and independent, and, inevitably, good and bad. That’s where […]