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  • Molly's Game

    Molly's Game

    ★★★★

    “Molly’s Game” is witty and sharp. The history of her running the largest poker game in the world is incredibly fascinating and shows how truly smart she is.

    Aaron Sorkin crafts an enjoyable account of Molly’s past rise to power and present FBI investigation. It felt very long throughout the middle, but had an ending that tied back to the great opening.

  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name

    ★★★★

    Incredibly acted and a sweet relationship. I enjoyed how nervous and awkward the characters could act at times.

    Michael Stuhlbarg gives the most amazing speech of the year.

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  • Bone Tomahawk

    Bone Tomahawk

    ★★★½

    I keep hearing “Bone Tomahawk” described with aspects of horror, but I didn’t get any of that. Sure there is insane violence and gore, but there is no evil. You learn to hate the savages, but only because they are so violent. Is cannibalism enough to classify a movie as a horror?

    The pacing is slow, but works. It takes forever until you realize what the plot of the movie is, a four-man rescue mission.

    The performances in this movie…

  • Inside Out

    Inside Out

    ★★★★½

    Pixar continues to make beautiful and charming films complete with very real stakes and, in this film, literal emotions.

    A young girl, Riley, goes through a very difficult move, and we see the inside working of how that changes her personality. The choice of the five emotions is very interesting because only one of them, Joy, is positive. Or so we think. We learn how critical each of these lenses for seeing the world is, as the main character gains…