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  • Hostiles

    Hostiles

    ★★★★

    No Phantom Thread showing tonight, so instead I checked into Hostiles instead. Hostiles is brilliant and very flawed. It has beautiful dialogue but a very trite plot. It seems like Christian Bale is Captain Kirk and he has nothing but red shirts with him. Every twenty minutes or so there is some great dialogue uttered and then a battle of sorts on or off the screen then people die. Do you remember a time when westerns were fun? I don’t…

  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    ★★★★★

    This film is rare in the a sequel improves upon on the first one. This film serves to push the story line forward and builds on it and the characters. It turns the villain from the first one into a hero hit an antihero at best because he still has a desire to kill people. It turned the character of Sarah Conner into the coolest action heroine. The special effects still look rather great and if it were to be…

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  • Zodiac

    Zodiac

    ★★★★★

    A intriguing film about obsession that reminds me in someways of Zero Dark Thirty in how the main character kind of loses their place in live because they are so focused on it. Fincher's amazing camera work steals the show. I am amazed that this film didn't get nominated for an Oscar.

  • Wind River

    Wind River

    ★★★★½

    Man those white canvases are beautiful with the perfect score setting the mood for this sad film. The opening of the poem with the girl running sets the perfect tempo for this film. That white snow looks gorgeous but what is really going on in the reservation is evil and dark. 
    In most films, the romance subplot would be pushed to the front. That scene where Elizabeth and Jeremy are in his house and then he tells the story of…