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  • Hamilton

    Hamilton

    ★★

    Awful

  • The Last Dance

    The Last Dance

    ★★★

    A mess but not without its merits. Feels strange for a *10 hour* documentary to be so incredibly shallow in its approach and only give such brief glimpses into the psyches of its fascinating subjects. 

    There’s barely any structure in its approach that results in any meaningful insight and the time jump gimmick proved absolutely pointless and even became confusing and jarring at times. 

    And yet some really great stuff bubbles up even through that surface level approach. Specifically there’s…

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  • Her

    Her

    ★★★★★

    WARNING:
    THIS REVIEW OF HER IS AND THEREFORE WILL SOUND LIKE PROTOTYPICAL HIPSTER BULLSHIT AND ADDS ABSOLUTELY NOTHING TO ANY CONVERSATION ABOUT IT. WILL NOT BLAME YOU IF YOU DON’T READ IT.

    Ok, if you are still reading I really appreciate it and I hope I will only just slightly disappoint you.

    Her was probably my most devastating trip to the movies I can remember. As a preface I’ll just tell you that today started as one of the best…

  • Jaws

    Jaws

    ★★★★★

    Still a fucking masterpiece in every respect. Hadn't seen it in years so I was a little (only a little) worried that some aspects wouldn't hold up now that I've been in "film school" for about four years now.

    In fact it was incredibly heartening to revisit a film like Jaws, one I remember loving from a very early age, and find just how masterful it is on so many levels. I always remember loving the characters, the story and…