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  • Drinking Buddies

    Drinking Buddies

    ★★★

    I have mixed feelings, but I did enjoy my time watching it


    To say that there is no ending is untrue, the ending was most certainly emotionally unsatisfying, though. 


    We don’t learn hardly anything about anybody so it’s hard to root for the ending, but it’s a pretty honest view of life. Decent little indie flick, certainly worth 90 mins of your time.

  • Ant-Man

    Ant-Man

    ★★★½

    Falls victim to the basic third act template which detracts from the uniqueness and emotional significance but this film, even with its production problems, is a lot of fun

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  • A Ghost Story

    A Ghost Story

    ★★★★½

    A Ghost Story marks writer/director David Lowery’s return to Sundance after helming Disney’s Pete’s Dragon this past year. This film is about a couple that lives happily together until the husband dies in a car accident. At that point, the story turns into a science fiction movie, as the ghost of the husband becomes the main character of the film. What this film brings to the paranormal genre is the question: in a relationship in which one partner dies, which…

  • Thoroughbreds

    Thoroughbreds

    ★★★★

    Thoroughbred is written and directed by newcomer Cory Finley, who adapted the screenplay from a play that he wrote with the same story. The story and tone feel very much like a stage play as it’s contained and entirely character and performance driven, and all of it works thanks to Finley, as well as actresses Anya Taylor-Joy and Olivia Cooke. A producer of the film mentioned in the Q&A afterward how Finley’s play was floating around Hollywood before being picked…