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  • It Follows

    It Follows 2014

    ★★★★ Rewatched 16 Apr, 2015 8

    I guess this movie has become pretty polarizing -- or maybe we're just in the midst of a backlash spurred by extremely positive reviews and extremely high audience expectations -- but this worked just as well for me on second viewing as it did on the first. This time around it really reminded me of A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, from the absentee parents to the amorphous supernatural menace to the teens attempting -- with the kind of naively optimistic…

  • Child 44

    Child 44 2015

    ★★ Watched 14 Apr, 2015 5

    "Look at this movie’s cast: Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace. Joel Kinnaman. Gary Oldman. Vincent Cassel. Paddy Considine. Even Jason Clarke shows up for a couple scenes. That’s a staggering roster of acting talent. It shouldn’t be possible to make a movie this bad with a cast that good. And yet somehow it is. And CHILD 44 is the proof."

    Full review: screencrush.com/child-44-review/

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  • Edge of Tomorrow

    Edge of Tomorrow 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 03 Jun, 2014 19

    This is one of those movies where a guy is stuck in a time loop.

    This is one of those movies where a guy is stuck in a time loop. And every time he redoes something, he learns a little.

    This is one of those movies where a guy is stuck in a time loop. And every time he redoes something, he learns a little. It's also the rare summer blockbuster that is very well-written; funny, smart, and it all…

  • Inherent Vice

    Inherent Vice 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 01 Dec, 2014 16

    Every ticket to INHERENT VICE should come with the choice of a joint or a second ticket to INHERENT VICE. You will need one or the other.