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  • Venom

    Venom

    It's got turds! It's got winds! What more could you ask for in one of the best romcoms of the year?

  • Life Itself

    Life Itself

    ★½

    This film left me with a LOT of feelings to process (and none of them are ones intended by the film). I went in expecting something cheesy and saccharine, but I was hoping to find something enjoyable. Instead, I had to endure a plodding, juvenile, pretentious mess of a narrative that was so proud of its contrived twists that it often forgot to tell a meaningful story.

    Honestly, I was surprised this movie left me with any kind of impression…

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  • Getting There

    Getting There

    There's a character named Toast who can't stop eating, but for some reason he can't stop making other people's food wet either. Furthermore, I have yet to encounter anybody who actually chants the initials of "hot sauce," but when I do I will update this review.

    EDIT 4/2/2017: I have encountered someone who chants the initials of "hot sauce."

  • Bruno & Boots: This Can't Be Happening at Macdonald Hall

    Bruno & Boots: This Can't Be Happening at Macdonald Hall

    ½

    There's something really special about this film. Not since Jonathan Rosenbaum's 2013 cult hit Nicky Deuce has there been a more compelling and realistic approach to adolescence in North America by a family film. This film is able not only to understand its demographic, but also to transcend its potential commercial limitations entirely. Bono and Butts: Take Me to McDonald's is fun for the whole family, to be sure, but it's also fun for your lonely movie snob uncle who…