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  • The Dream Team

    The Dream Team 1989

    ★★★ Watched 02 Aug, 2015

    A virtually forgotten mental patient comedy coming right around the time Michael Keaton was on the verge of a Bruce Wayne-sized explosion in his career, The Dream Team could only be enjoyable to those who are Keaton-completists.

    In an odd way, this is his comic version of Clean and Sober, which came less than a year before. Its existence really won't shock the world, but for whatever reason I seem to revisit it once every few years.

  • Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

    Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation 2015

    ★★★★★ Watched 01 Aug, 2015

    As far as action movies go, this instantly made it to my all-time favorites list.

    Beat me up for going that far if you wish, but I thought this was absolute perfection and highly satisfying.

    Robert Elswit, you are a hero.

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  • Silver Linings Playbook

    Silver Linings Playbook 2012

    ★★★★★ Watched 29 Dec, 2012 16

    No film this year took me by bigger surprise than Silver Linings Playbook, a dazzling romantic comedy featuring the type of dysfunctional people that reside in David O. Russell's wheelhouse as a filmmaker. Not since Three Kings and Flirting With Disaster has he been so in tune with his strengths, and it resulted in what might be his crowning achievement.

    As much as both The Fighter and I Heart Huckabees are enormously appreciated by most people, I found each of…

  • Django Unchained

    Django Unchained 2012

    ★★★★★ Watched 25 Dec, 2012 3

    I saw this on opening night, but I've waited two days to write down some of my thoughts on it and it already feels like I'm late to the party. There have been countless reviews logged in on here as of late, so I feel compelled to keep this semi-short and ultra-sweet, because its outrageous brilliance is no longer a mystery.

    We knew it would only be a matter of time before Tarantino would create an epic spaghetti western, and…