Reviews

Like any film critic, I have reviewed a number of films over the years for various publications. The reviews collected here are a sample of my work of recent years, organized by year and publication and link included.

2017
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (Paul W.S. Anderson, USA): LAist
Split (M. Night Shaymalan): LAist

2016
20th Century Women (Mike Mills, USA): LAist
Toni Erdmann (Maren Ade, Germany): LAist
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Garreth Edwards, USA): Letterboxd
La La Land (Damien Chazelle, USA): LAist
Jackie (Pablo Larraín, USA): LAist
Manchester by the Sea (Kenneth Lonergan, USA): LAist
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (David Yates, USA/UK): LAist
Arrival (Denis Villeneuve, USA): LAist
Moonlight (Barry Jenkins, USA): LAist
The Birth of the Nation (Nate Parker, USA): LAist
Deepwater Horizon (Peter Berg, USA): LAist
Snowden (Oliver Stone, USA): LAist
The Light Between the Oceans (Derek Cianfrance, USA): LAist
Kubo and the Two Strings (Travis Knight, USA): LAist
Pete’s Dragon (David Lowrey, USA): LAist
Bad Moms (Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, USA): LAist
Jason Bourne (Paul Greengrass, USA): LAist
Star Trek Beyond (Justin Lin, USA): LAist
Ghostbusters (Paul Feig, USA): LAist
Café Society (Woody Allen, USA): LAist
The BFG (Steven Spielberg, USA/UK), LAist
The Neon Demon (Nicolas Winding Refn, USA): LAist
The Shallows (Jaume Collet-Serra, USA): LAist
Finding Dory (Andrew Stanton, USA): LAist
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (Dave Green, USA): LAist
X-Men: Apocalypse (Bryan Singer, USA): LAist
The Nice Guys (Shane Black, USA): LAist
—Captain America: Civil War (Joe & Anthony Russo, USA): LAist
A War (Tomas Lindholm, Denmark): In Review Online

2015
Bridge of Spies (Steven Spielberg, USA): Mousterpiece Cinema (Guest Appearance)
Something, Anything (Paul Harrill, USA): The Film Stage

2014
Here’s to the Future! (gina telaroli, USA): The Film Stage
Tu dors Nicole (Stefan Laffeur, Canada): The Film Stage
Over Your Dead Body (Takashi Miike, Japan): The Film Stage
Buzzard (Joel Protrykus, USA): The Film Stage
The Iron Ministry (JP Snaidecki, China/USA): The Film Stage
Intersetellar (Christopher Nolan, USA): The Film Stage
Listen Up Philip (Alex Ross Perry, USA): In Review Online
A Walk Among the Tombstones (Scott Frank, USA): The Critical Press
Whiplash (Damien Chazelle, USA): In Review Online
Songs from the North (Soon Mi-Yoo, North Korea/South Korea): The Film Stage
The Princess of France (Matías Piñeiro, Argentina): The Film Stage
A Summer’s Tale (Eric Rohmer, France, 1996): The Film Stage
Down and Dangerous (Zak Forsman, USA): Variety
Lucky Bastard (Robert Nathan, USA): Variety
About Last Night (Steve Pink, USA): Variety
Haunt (Mac Carter, USA): Variety
Freezer (Mikeal Salomon, USA): Variety