For many years I've been aware of all the critical cliches regarding Raiders of the Lost Ark - that it's a perfect synthesis and re-evocation of pulp fiction, cliffhanger serials,…
Even though there have been near universally glowing reviews for this movie, I was still surprised by just how damn surprisingly great this was. I had a few things "spoiled"…
AJ Wiley ★★★★
A total blast from start to finish, filled to the brim with rapid-fire gags, zipping along the screen like the ultimate sugar rush. The Lego Movie so easily could have…
Best seen high.
It occurred to me during the (unusually bleak and foreboding) drive home that the Hollywood template logline for this would be something like "Mystic River meets Se7en," and despite the…