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  • L'Enfant Secret

    L'Enfant Secret 1979

    ★★★★ Watched 25 Jun, 2016

    Starring Mary Pickford and Conrad Veidt, basically.

  • Finding Dory

    Finding Dory 2016

    ★★★ Watched 19 Jun, 2016

    Another Pixar movie with the narrative logic of a video game, but I liked it better than most. The instant when I realized I was seeing countless paths of shells -- that's a great idea, nicely executed.

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  • Gravity

    Gravity 2013

    ★★ Watched 29 Oct, 2013 2

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I don't even know how to watch movies like this anymore. I assume this script is what happens when you decide to make a small character film that requires tens of millions of dollars' worth of special effects. I kept thinking about the Bruce Willis and Julia Roberts movie at the end of The Player.

    I've come up with one scenario where this film isn't aggressively stupid. You know how the entire script is built around the idea that Sandra…

  • Upstream Color

    Upstream Color 2013

    ★★★½ Watched 12 May, 2013 1

    This might be the shit-filled Malick film I was looking for.