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  • Kubo and the Two Strings

    Kubo and the Two Strings 2016

    ★★★ Watched 13 Nov, 2016

    Impeccably crafted but awkwardly plotted. The voice cast is a problem, and not just because of the cultural misalignment.

  • Bridget Jones's Baby

    Bridget Jones's Baby 2016

    ★★★ Watched 13 Nov, 2016

    Fan-serving fluff, but mostly fun, warm-hearted, and pleasingly tender.

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  • Liberal Arts

    Liberal Arts 2012

    ★½ Watched 24 Sep, 2012 3

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

    This is the kind of wistful auburn drama that's so easy to watch, you feel harsh pointing out everything that's wrong with it. But it's so aware of being that kind of film, to the extent that the first piece of classical music that plays from Elizabeth Olsen's mixtape gift to Josh Radnor, soundtracking his journey back out of the rosy green backwoods of Ohio, is Beethoven's 'Pastoral' symphony. It's so deeply aware of itself that this mixtape becomes the…

  • Flesh for Frankenstein

    Flesh for Frankenstein 1973

    ★★★★ Watched 16 Mar, 2012

    To know death, Otto, you have to fuck life in the gall bladder!