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) ⭐⭐⭐⭐”
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) ⭐⭐⭐⭐”
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”
Certain films, you have to experience to understand. The immensely intimate, beautifully directed Moonlight, is one of them. Continue reading “Moonlight (2016) ⭐⭐⭐⭐”
Arrival isn’t just the best science-fiction movie of the year, its one of the best pictures period. An awe inspiring, deep dive into humanity and language that above all else feels soulful and moving. Continue reading “Arrival (2016) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 1/2”
A beautiful adaptation of a devastating novel.
Like the very best conversations, The Man from Earth is an enrapturing experience that sucks you in. This is one story that will stay with you long after the credits roll.