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  • Song of the Sea

    Song of the Sea 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 01 Apr, 2015

    I love Tomm Moore's animation style and the wonderful stories he tells with it. I can't wait to see what he does next.

  • Dear White People

    Dear White People 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 01 Apr, 2015

    A thought-provoking examination of race, culture, and identity. Solid directing and some great performances.

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  • Planes, Trains and Automobiles

    Planes, Trains and Automobiles 1987

    ★★★★ Rewatched 02 Aug, 2012

    Absolutely hilarious. One of those movies that is funny viewing after viewing.

  • Amistad

    Amistad 1997

    ★★★★ Rewatched 15 Sep, 2013

    This is a splendid historical courtroom drama, with touches of Spielberg's characteristic sentimentality, a trait which I generally find appealing, although I know it is often criticized by others. The film is very historically driven and it shines in those aspects, especially in its depiction of the Middle Passage, which is very harrowing. Through the retelling of this slice of history, Spielberg also points out the failures of language and the lack of communication, most obviously with the language barrier…