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  • The Jungle Book

    The Jungle Book 2016

    ★★½ Watched 21 Apr, 2016

    As someone who doesn’t have a whole lot of interest in this recent spate of live-action remakes of classic Disney movies, I probably got as much mileage out of Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book as I reasonably could have. The film is not without its share of flaws – the lead performance from Neel Sethi as Mowgli is pretty terrible, his live-action presence is poorly integrated into the CGI environments, the two musical scenes (particularly “I Wan'na Be Like You”)…

  • Everybody Wants Some

    Everybody Wants Some 2016

    ★★★ Watched 22 Apr, 2016

    Touted as a spiritual sequel to his 1993 favorite Dazed and Confused, Richard Linklater’s Everybody Wants Some!! fits perfectly with the loose, hangdog spirit of that earlier picture, feeling like no time has passed in his approach despite the 23 years between their releases. Set four years after Dazed (but not featuring any of the same characters), during the final three days of the summer of 1980, Everybody Wants Some!! follows a group of baseball players living off campus in…

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  • The To Do List

    The To Do List 2013

    ½ Watched 09 Nov, 2013 5

    My To Do List:

    01. Invent time travel.
    02. Go back in time.
    03. Stop myself from ever seeing this movie.

  • Mortdecai

    Mortdecai 2015

    ½ Watched 22 Jan, 2015 8

    It's January so fuck it, right?