You know a lot about movies. What was your favorite movie of 2016 and what's the best movie you've seen so far in 2017?
In my opinion, the best movie released in 2016 was The Handmaiden, no questions asked. I saw around 40 in theaters last year and that one sticks out in my mind like no other. There's truly no other movie like it. It WAS a great year for movies, though, and some honorable mentions include The Lobster, Elle, Moonlight, Toni Erdmann, and American Honey. I haven't actually seen any 2017 releases yet, but the ones I'm most looking forward to are Gillian Robespierre's Landline, Helene Hegemann's Axolotol Overkill, and Yorgos Lanthimos's The Killing of a Sacred Deer.
What can people expect from your reading?
Around this time last year, I experienced a span of around three weeks where I had absolutely no responsibilities and absolutely nobody to answer to and I used that time to watch nearly every episode of South Park for the first time. I spent the next several months trying to make sense of what I had subjected myself to, and recently turned the entire experience into an essay.