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  • Trainwreck

    Trainwreck 2015

    ★★★½ Added

    A charming and sometimes touching romcom far less progressive than I had hoped, but still well worth the time.

  • Magic Mike XXL

    Magic Mike XXL 2015

    ★★★★ Added

    Like most films running over 2 hours it could have been 30 mins shorter, but other than that it's a sometimes hilariously funny and emotional resonant road-trip/musical set in a working-class environment, which indeed is this franchise's most interesting feature. I also think that the resistance towards the films lies just as much in a resistance to working-class culture. There are so few films investigating working-class masculinity, so all honor to the Magic Mike films for portraying it with this level of empathy and humor.

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  • Inherent Vice

    Inherent Vice 2014

    ★★★★½ Added

    Funny, strange and absurd. Stoner noir perfection. Absolutely loved Phoenix as a Neil Young inspired hippe P.I (and that hat, what an amazing hat) and Brolin might have done his best work to date as the weird police detective Bigfoot.

  • American Sniper

    American Sniper 2014

    ½ Added 4

    American Sniper is the tale of how the mentally challenged simpleton Chris Kyle found his place in the american war industry. It's in many ways the war version of Being There. Bradley Cooper taps into his natural woodenness giving this simple character the emotional emptiness needed to reflect the character's mental lacks. The best thing about the film is however that it tries to reach out to a mentally challenged audience like its main character by explicitly spilling everything out…