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  • The Magnificent Seven

    The Magnificent Seven 2016

    ★★½ Watched 25 Sep, 2016

    Long but never boring but nothing really happens but most of the characters are fun so you don't really care.

  • Solaris

    Solaris 2002

    ★★★★ Watched 25 Sep, 2016

    I haven't read the source novel so my only comparison is to Tarkovsky's film, but after seeing both of these movies I imagine they're both very close adaptations of the book. This is the same story told for a different time. Both Tarkovsky and Soderbergh lent their own cinematic styles to the story, but seem to have left it mostly unchanged in doing so.

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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…