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  • Lemonade

    Lemonade 2016

    ★★★★½ Watched 06 Nov, 2016

    "My grandma said nothing real can be threatened."

    I feel like I could just post a long series of quotes that would express my fascination with Lemonade. The line above keeps coming back to my mind, and sums up a number of important themes in Lemonade.

    I'm just going to plan to re-watch Lemonade soon. Maybe then I'll come up with some coherent thoughts other than, "How could a glorified music video touch me so deeply?"

  • Room 237

    Room 237 2012

    ★★½ Watched 24 Oct, 2016

    Room 237 has some interesting tid-bits. The film introduces various people and each person speaks about his/her personal take on what The Shining is all about.

    The strange part of Room 237 is that we never see the people who are speaking which creates a strange overall affect on the film. Other than their names, we don't know who any of the people are who are giving their interpretations. After the initial introductions, the film jumps from one person to…

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  • No Country for Old Men

    No Country for Old Men 2007

    ★★★★★ Watched 20 Mar, 2008

    One of the things that makes Javier Bardem's performance so unnerving is that he is not just a hit man, he's also a serial killer. While this can't possibly be the first time such a character has been portrayed, it sure does feel original in the context of this film.

  • Guardians of the Galaxy

    Guardians of the Galaxy 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 10 Aug, 2014

    I've never enjoyed a superhero movie more than this. While a superhero's abilities often separate him/her from the average person, this film makes the superheroes into a type of everyman. They are more easy to relate to than characters such as Superman or even Captain America.

    The casting, the special effects, the writing, the tone, everything about this film worked extremely well. I would definitely recommend this to friends--even if they are not into science fiction or superheroes.