A great, risky, beautiful Star Wars film with some massive flaws. The Last Jedi features some of the series strongest moments, but will likely divide older fans. Continue reading “Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) ⭐⭐⭐⭐”
Despite good performances, Mother! is an ugly meandering mess for the sake of being an ugly meandering mess. Continue reading “Mother! (2017) ⭐”
With a darker tone and even richer characterization, Stranger Thing’s sophomore season is a blast that only occasionally suffers from an overstuffed cast. Continue reading “Stranger Things 2 (2017) ⭐⭐⭐⭐”
Family dysfunction is rarely this entertaining, poignant or effortless to watch. This is Baumbach’s most relaxed and naturalistic work yet, and a career best performance from Adam Sandler. Continue reading “The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (2017) ⭐⭐⭐⭐”
If you can accept a complete tonal departure from the source material, this re-imagining is a passable thriller thats light on smarts but heavy on style.
Alien Covenant succeeds on pure craftsmanship alone, and emerges as a solid, if slightly predictable Sci-Fi horror. Continue reading “Alien Covenant (2017) ⭐⭐⭐ 1/2”
Surprising, addictive, important and altogether moving. The latest Netflix drama is a roller coaster of emotions that you should most definitely get on. Continue reading “13 Reasons Why (2017) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 1/2”
Logan achieves a feat not seen since Christopher Nolan’s upended the comic book genre with The Dark Knight, and stands on its own as a poignant drama. Continue reading “Logan (2017) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 1/2”