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  • Harold and Maude

    Harold and Maude

    ★★★★½

    Harold, we have got to do something about this life

  • The Farewell

    The Farewell

    ★★★★½

    S/O to all my ABCs watching this with their parents and having to parse through the cultural difficulties and guilt that comes with being a first generation immigrant!!!

    The Lulu Wang follow up piece she did for This American Life (where she told the story behind The Farewell before the film) was super good and gave a lot of additional context to the film and it’s creation. For example, she talked about how she found out that her grandmother had…

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  • Eighth Grade

    Eighth Grade

    ★★★★★

    SFIFF 2018 screening w/ Bo Burnham

    One of the worst things about seeing films way before their release date is how long I have to wait before I get to watch them again. I found myself oscillating beat to beat between crying & laughing and left the theater with emotional whiplash and one of my favorite films of 2018.

    Eighth Grade deserves all of the buzz it's been getting during its festival run so far. An incredibly honest film about how…

  • Annihilation

    Annihilation

    ★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Late to the party with this one, just caught a screening at the lovely Castro Theater

    I really liked the organic elements of the set design, especially how all the mold and flowers and foliage textured everything in different ways. I also really liked the first 2 acts of the movie.

    When Jennifer Jason Leigh's character started spewing gold orbs, did anyone else expect a closeup with Laura Palmer's picture in one of them?