My Opinion: 6.0 || A potentially powerful exploration of paranoia and state control that’s obscured by the abrasive domestic drama laid on top of it. We never develop sympathy for these unlikeable characters, and… Continue reading →
My Opinion: 6.6 || Caustic portrait of life in a totalitarian state and the extreme difficulty of reconciling morality with self-preservation. As a film about the Holocaust, it distinguishes itself by not scoring easy… Continue reading →
I'm an author and consultant in Portland, Oregon. My novel 'Beheld' will be published this June.
To watch and write about one new foreign film a day for 100 days. It's a cinematic world tour -- with an emphasis on diversity of language, era, and style.
In addition to the daily commentaries, I'll post weekly and monthly wrap-ups. And explore cool ways of graphing the films and my responses to them.