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  • A Monster Calls

    A Monster Calls

    ★★★★

    I was not emotionally prepared for this film. 

    I thought I was. 

    I was wrong.

  • Passengers

    Passengers

    ★★★★

    There is so much more to discuss about this film than the "twist" everyone is losing their minds over. Despite what you've heard the "sin" of one of the main characters does NOT go forgotten, or dismissed, or made light of. It is, in point of fact, the central drive of the film. The story raises questions of the moral spectrum of "right and wrong." To condemn this film for putting its. Haracters in a questionable moral position is short-sighted,…

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★½

    Coordinated chaos. Death ballet. Diesel opera. Greased bullets. Pole dance murder.

  • Cloud Atlas

    Cloud Atlas

    ★★★★★

    Every episode of my Gobbledygeek podcast for the rest of this year could (and should?) be about CLOUD ATLAS and I would be completely happy!

    Though I don't feel it's as opaque and confusing as its detractors want you to believe (I felt it made perfect emotional sense every single second of its three hour running time), I realize now how difficult it is to explain the plot and narrative in a casual review.

    Suffice to say this film is,…