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  • Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

    Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

    ★★½

    Probably the best DC film in their universe to date. Although I feel as if I've said that about each successive release at this point. It's loud and kind of headache-inducing but it's dumb enough that you can't help but laugh and be roped into it after the first act.

    Ewan McGregor was initially a treat to watch but his character's motivations are pretty much summed up as "I hate women" which grows a bit old towards the end. One…

  • La Dolce Vita

    La Dolce Vita

    ★★★★★

    Seeing the new 4k restoration at the BFI was amazing.

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  • The Lighthouse

    The Lighthouse

    ★★★★

    Kind of glad I waited until now to see this on the big screen. A dubiously obtained copy has been sitting on my PC tempting me for months. I think the wait was worth it.

    Some scenes were absolutely memory searing in their downright outlandishness, which I'm totally fine with. Beautifully shot, a great duo of performances and some of the best screaming rants I've seen in forever. I have gripes of course, but the film mostly lived up to the hype.

  • Apocalypse Now

    Apocalypse Now

    ★★★★★

    Seeing this in IMAX on 35mm was phenomenal. The new cut is probably the best one the film has ever had, trimming some of the redux's fat while adding in its essential's. A near perfect film.