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  • Akira

    Akira

    I saw this in a theater last night and I was fully crying for the last 15 minutes. That's never happened before with this one.

    I've seen this movie a lot of times now and I'm still trying to get a hold of it. It seems to reveal new things to me every time I watch it. I don't have a strong enough brain right now to really fully articulate all of my thoughts on this viewing into a coherent…

  • Arrival

    Arrival

    I wrote this as a comment on somebody else's thing but it seems long enough to count as a review. I saw this movie when it came out and was pretty excited to see it, but I ended up just spending two hours trying not to scream in the theater. This is one of those movies where if I find out that you like it, I'm not going to judge you (I'm nice), but I will be unable to help…

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  • Baby Driver

    Baby Driver

    This is the first Edgar Wright movie that I don't love. This whole movie is built around music, virtually every scene is attempting to pair and sync the soundtrack with the visuals in some way. I saw this last night and this morning as I drove into work I found myself singing "Don't Stop Me Now" by Queen. Which is not in this movie, it's in Edgar's other movie Shaun of the Dead. That scene is a really great scene,…

  • Ouija

    Ouija

    This movie stinks. But I'm interested in gaining knowledge from even the shittiest of movies, so I guess I have some thoughts to record on this one.

    This movie is about a group of teenagers and it does the thing where it casts twenty somethings instead of actual teenagers. I think this isn't always a recipe for disaster but it was in this case. The main thing they always fuck up on is just how teenagers look. Real life teenagers…