Spectacular. Breathtaking. A cinematic tour de force. Honestly, I'm sitting here with tears in my eyes wondering how the hell I went through life without knowing about Y. K. Kim's leg-sweeping, strange-obsession-with-female-ass-loving, ninja/biker/music hybrid known as Miami Connection. Really, no words can adequately prepare you for it. Just watch it and enjoy on any level you like.
Fun entry in the Thor series. Whereas the first film went for bombastic, Shakespearian world building, this entry rights the wrongs of the barely there second film. Taika Waititi goes for the adventurous and the absurd. While the dead pan humour can grate at times, the film plays like a Dr. Strange/Thor/ Guardians greatest hits collection and that's a fine way of sending out the God of Thunder on his final solo outing.
A quiet, gentle film, Pete's Dragon is as harmless as its title character. One of the more thoughtful remakes from Disney, the film sports excellent performances from Bryce Dallas Howard and Robert Redford while both Wes Bentley and Karl Urban form a brotherly duo on opposing sides of what to do with young Peter's winged friend. Oakes Fegley gives a completely naturalistic performance as Pete and it's amazing to watch him hop, twitch, tilt his head and generally stare at…