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  • 9 Full Moons 2013

    ★★★½ Added

    A touch shaky to begin, but becomes rather moving by the end, even if I feel like by the end of the film a bit of the momentum is lost.

  • As It Is in Heaven 2014

    ★★★★ Added

    I suspect the filmmakers are massive Bergman fans. I found this to be an incredibly appealing slow burn of a dramatic thriller. Well-performed, unsettling score and widescreen imagery, with an antagonist (?) simultaneously revolting and sympathetic. Really worthwhile.

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  • Her 2013

    ★★★★★ Added 1

    Perceptive, warm and humane in ways I didn't know I could expect from a movie with this premise. But strip away the sci-fi sheen and what do you have? The story of every relationship, or at least every love. And the story of self-actualization and growth beyond a partner, and the story of grief over a past failed relationship, and all these broad themes about longing and connection writ so small, but so precisely. There are moments in this film…

  • Looper 2012

    ★★★★★ Added 1

    Just outstanding, imaginative, humanistic science fiction of the highest order. Incredible! More than fulfills the promise of Rian Johnson as a visionary director, if you somehow weren't convinced by BRICK and THE BROTHERS BLOOM. Thrills and action and big ideas with a warm, beating heart in the center.