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  • The Martian

    The Martian 2015

    ★★½ Watched 08 Feb, 2016

    Funny but not bland. Long but rushed. Exciting but predictable. This movie was enjoyable but didn't really do it for me at the same time.

  • The Notebook

    The Notebook 2004

    ★★★★ Watched 07 Feb, 2016

    Yeah, I cried a little. Sue me.

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road 2015

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 07 Aug, 2015 1

    Third viewing is no less shiny and chrome than the first.

  • Mommy

    Mommy 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 01 Feb, 2015

    Dolan's visceral, energetic filmmaking is the perfect medium for a story about two characters who are constantly kicking back against the rest of the world. The use of the narrow aspect ratio shows the constraint of the characters' living situation, and the results of the camera working within that constraint are incredible even if they are a bit unnerving at first due to the familiarity with widescreen. The performances can't be praised enough; nor can Dolan's writing when it comes…