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  • The Spy Who Dumped Me

    The Spy Who Dumped Me

    ★★★★

    There are no surprises here, but I laughed a lot. Highly entertaining movie with both ladies killin' it, especially Kate McKinnon.

  • Mifune: The Last Samurai

    Mifune: The Last Samurai

    ★★★

    More about Mifune and Kurosawa than anything else, but also a brief history of Japanese cinema. Definitely interesting, but misleading casting it about Mifune himself. There's very little about Mifune outside his career in here.

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  • John Wick

    John Wick

    ★★★★

    What a solid, well-made, non-science fiction action flick. It gets down to the basics: basic plot, solid fight choreography, and--best of all--no sexploitation at any point.

    There are two women in this film, and they both remain fully-clothed. One of the ladies is an assassin and seen as an equal to our protagonist (Well, sort of. I mean, is anyone really John Wick's equal?), whose ending really was her own doing. The other is the dead wife, seen only in…

  • Total Recall

    Total Recall

    ★★★★

    There's a whole time period of sci-fi movies that I haven't seen. This inevitably leads people to stop whatever they're doing and stare at me to exclaim: You haven't seen this movie?!

    Yes, alright, I haven't seen this movie until now. I didn't even know what it was about, to be perfectly honest.

    This movie is that campy kind of sci-fi that came out of the '80s and early '90s, the kind I haven't really seen yet, and the kind…