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  • The Cloverfield Paradox

    The Cloverfield Paradox

    ★★

    CLOVERFIELD is one of the best monster movies.

    Successfully reinventing the found-footage genre *and* the market for secret filmmaking, it took the nation by storm as a fierce and surprising post-9/11 disaster drama about how we deal with the reigning terror of an unknown force.

    Then, we forgot about it for a while, until a surprise trailer for a sequel, 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE, hit and brought to the table a whole new topic of conversation regarding shared cinematic universes.

    That…

  • Selma

    Selma

    ★★★★

    “The president doesn’t want us to march today.
    The courts don’t want us to march.

    But we must march.”

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  • Unbreakable

    Unbreakable

    ★★★★½

    always felt this was one of Shyamalan's most underappreciated works, but as time has gone on and the age of five-superhero-movies-per-year continues to overwhelm, i am becoming more and more convinced that it is his absolute best work.

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    One of the most ballsy blockbusters in recent years. 

    Anyone who said THE FORCE AWAKENS “played it too safe” is in for a real treat here.

    Still not sure where I stand on it, but Rian Johnson has truly exceeded all expectations, for better or worse.


    (Also, yes, Porgs are incredible.)