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  • Little

    Little

    ★★★

    This was a fun movie for sure. There were some situations that seemed too over the top even for this film, but it mostly kept to the main through line of the story, which is the concept of an adult being trapped in the body of her younger self. She is thrust back into the worst time of her childhood in order to learn something, change something about her behavior. Will she do it in time before she ends up…

  • Spider-Man: Far from Home

    Spider-Man: Far from Home

    ★★★★

    A solid follow up to Homecoming, Far From Home brings back, and in some cases doubles down on what made its predecessor so strong. Mainly, that is the genuine high school element; the personal strife that Peter is constantly wrestling with. That’s what makes Peter Parker so endlessly endearing, the fact that he is a classic Everyman character. He longs to have a normal life and be a kid, yet he has a deep sense of responsibility that won’t allow for…

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  • Alita: Battle Angel

    Alita: Battle Angel

    ★★★½

    As a fan of both Robert Rodriguez and James Cameron, there was no way I was not going to see this film. What kind of product would yield from this marriage of two very different filmmakers? One has to find out.

    Having seen it, I don’t believe it is as jumbled up as it has been made out to be. Yes, some narritive beats feel off at points, the pacing is a slight issue, plot elements aren’t as organic as…

  • The Dead Don't Die

    The Dead Don't Die

    ★★★½

    First off, this is a very different film with zombies in it than you might expect. In a lot of ways. It knowingly winks at its own premise, the tropes and character archetypes of such a premise and that’s part of the fun of it. The humor is off kilter and if you go in open, you might be surprised by how it hits you. There is a good deal of subtext about numerous issues including consumerism, the conflicting positions…