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  • Brooklyn

    Brooklyn

    ★★★★★

    I remember a few years ago being disappointed that Brooklyn was the least talked about of the Academy Award best film nominees for 2015, yet it was easily at least second best of the contenders, which is why I hate myself all the more now, less than three years later, rediscovering it, realizing I had completely forgotten just how good it is. My god what an absolute joy this movie is. So simple, yet so funny, sweet, and elegant. The…

  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name

    ★★★★½

    So where exactly does life go after one finishes Call Me By Your Name?

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★★

    Tom Hardy torches a guy with a diesel powered flame throwing double guitar. If that isn't enough to convince you to see Mad Max: Fury Road, I don't know what else I can say.
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  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    ★★★½

    Pretty much everything you see here is what you remember about the original Star Wars movies, except the stormtroopers actually manage to occasionally hit what they're aiming at.

    The practical effects look excellent and the cinematography is wonderful, there's some colorful new characters and there's a few plot developments I'm looking forward to seeing resolved in future installments, the only problem is the fact that it never seems to move beyond how cool it is that we're finally getting to…