is film lover/writer living in New York City.
(Tim Burton, USA, 1988)
Even after the financial success of Tim Burton’s 1985 feature debut, Pee-wee’s Big Adventure, Warner Bros. rejected his vision for Batman and he was left in search of a follow-up.
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March 17, 2023
(Alfred Hitchcock, USA, 1946)
Uniting his powers of visual storytelling and his understanding of human foibles, Hitchcock served up a top-notch melodrama and spy thriller with Notorious.
June 13, 2022
(Michael Curtiz, USA, 1932)
A peculiar pre-Code concoction of horror, sci-fi, murder mystery, and slapstick romantic comedy, Doctor X was filmed simultaneously in two-color Technicolor and black and white...
March 17, 2022
(Victor Halperin, USA, 1933)
This pre-Code offering packs a lot of story into its typically brisk running time, with several plot threads weaving together a tapestry of spooky and criminal doings.
October 31, 2021
(Michael Pearce, UK, 2017)
Beast is a lot of movies in one package—fractured fairy tale, belated-coming-of-age story, psychological drama, regional horror film—but above all it’s a calling card for its leading lady, Jessie Buckley.
(Iván Zulueta, Spain, 1979)
Produced during the cultural thaw that immediately followed the end of the Franco dictatorship, Basque writer-director and designer Iván Zulueta’s...
is a writer, photographer, videographer, and cinephile living in Portland, Oregon.