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  • Dim the Fluorescents

    Dim the Fluorescents

    ★★★

    I thought this was a fascinating character study of two women until the cop-out ending. A little ambiguity is fine, but this felt more like the writers just didn't know what to do next.

  • Black Panther

    Black Panther

    ★★★½

    I love the cast in Black Panther, and I love that the villain is an updated version of the original Black Panther movement, who sets out to help repressed people but becomes militant and forgets about the importance of consequences. But if Wakanda is an elightened nation where men and women are equal and technology is used to serve the people, why do they still choose their king by fistfight? Such an archaic practice in an otherwise advanced nation didn't make sense to me. It diminished an otherwise effective movie.

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  • Buster's Mal Heart

    Buster's Mal Heart

    ★★★½

    The ending was too abstract for me, I needed a little more insight into what really happened. Otherwise, Buster's Mal Heart is an intriguing film that I find myself still thinking about after watching it. A compelling performance by Rami Malek and unique music choices add a lot to the journey. If you enjoy films that are well acted, look good, sound good, and have a contemporary message that isn't always spelled out for you, then Buster's Mal Heart will…

  • Stormy Monday

    Stormy Monday

    ★★★★

    A bit convoluted but thoughtful with a wonderful cast. I always thought Melanie Griffith was underrated as an actor. Sting is great, I would love to see him do more acting.