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  • Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

    Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

    ½

    I actually haven’t seen this movie but I work ushering in a movie theater and the song that plays during the credits of this movie is so bad that even if this movie was on the level of The Shining it would still bring it down to half a star.

  • The Shining

    The Shining

    ★★★★★

    It’s as perfect as horror films get and a classic for a reason. Jack Nicholson is actually an insane person, we all know these things.

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  • Doctor Sleep

    Doctor Sleep

    ★★★★½

    Honestly outside of lacking Kubrick’s perfect direction and a recast that can be a bit jarring this is a film that with great direction, script, score and cinematography comes as close to living up to The Shining as anyone could reasonably hope for.

  • Get Out

    Get Out

    ★★★★

    Coming back to this movie I think I’ve settled on the opinion that Peele is one of the best directors working today and arguably of all time but at best he’s only a good screenwriter. His direction of his 2 films are on Hitchcockian levels in my opinion but his screenplays have some issues that become more apparent the more you rewatch his films.

    While this film has a stronger screenplay than Peele’s follow-up “Us” it has some issues primarily…