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  • Tenet

    Tenet

    ★★★

    3 stars for the spectacle, interesting concepts, and not feeling the need to over explain those concepts. Well, at least not as over explained as Inception. Although, like Inception this film takes a potentially mind bending, interesting concept and uses it as a backdrop for shootouts, car chases, and a somewhat convoluted espionage plot. That's fine, I suppose, but disappointing.

    Nolan's films are often very cold. He seems much more concerned with whatever gimmack (maybe gimmack is too hash.... schtick?…

  • Aquaman

    Aquaman

    ★★

    Pretty visuals, terrible script. If you fed every blockbuster movie script from the last 20 years into a machine learning algorithm, this is the script you'd get back. With occasional notes from the studio like, "more Thor: Ragnarok. More Indiana Jones."

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  • A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge

    A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge

    ★★★

    Whether intentional or not this movie is HILARIOUS! Its bad but in an enjoyable way. Some of the choices made in the writing made for most of the laughs, from strange small supernatural occurrences to dialog that has characters replying to other characters or reacting to events in ways that just doesn't make much sense. This film is famously overflowing with homoerotic themes that are far from subtle and the bluntness of this added to the camp fun. [A few…

  • Eli

    Eli

    ★★½

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

    Interesting combination of ideas. The twist was great. Everything up to the twist was bland and typical. The movie this turns into during the last 10 minutes or so looked like a much more entertaining movie than what we got.