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  • Split

    Split

    ★★

    While perhaps slightly better than his recent films, this is still not good.  Very slow, it starts out ok, but the last half hour is a mess.  The characters act stupidly and the ending goes on much too long.

  • Secret Agent

    Secret Agent

    ★★½

    I'll be the first to admit that I'm sure it's my fault that I'm not enjoying the early Alfred Hitchcock movies. I think it's more an indication of when these movies were made....they just don't work for me in the way I wish they would.

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  • Ocean's Thirteen

    Ocean's Thirteen

    ★★★★½

    Having rewatched all three of the Ocean's films within a short period of time (the last two within 24 hours of each other), I find myself puzzled by the second one. There's no doubt that the third movie is superior to its predecessor and that it captures some of the magic of the first film in the series. But what is different about that second movie? It is simply that the second movie was set in Europe, and that the…

  • Dogma

    Dogma

    ★★★★

    This is my favorite Kevin Smith movie, although it suffers from many of the same problems as all his films. Yes, it is drowning in profanity. Yes, there are way too many gay jokes and too much bathroom humor. Yes, many of the performances aren't good (and sometimes from good actors, leading me to think that a better director could have gotten better performances). And yes, the shots and camera placement isn't very inspired. But this movie works on its…