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  • Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    ★★★★

    Dunkirk is nowhere near my favorite Nolan film, but it is a GREAT directorial achievement and a big screen spectacle in every sense of the word. So much to appreciate and keep you in suspense. I loved that Nolan put his own twists of time and structure of the war genre and didn't give us just "another Saving Private Ryan." Not the deepest characters, I agree with that. But based on the approach Nolan takes to this event, that wasn't…

  • Logan

    Logan

    ★★★★½

    Logan is WONDERFUL. Such a powerful cultivation of everything Jackman and Stewart have been working towards for close to 20 years. This film, in a way, rewards you for sticking with this franchise for so long and leaves you with one of the most satisfying conclusions to a franchise/character I've ever seen. Absolutely stunned!

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  • Burnt

    Burnt

    ★★★★

    I really did like Burnt a lot. I thought it would be a mess because of the constant test screenings (and there are some obvious cuts still), but it's mostly a well put together, fast paced kitchen drama (I guess that's a genre now?)
    The reason I love Cooper's performance so much here is because it felt like he was playing too different characters. He was very understated whenever outside the kitchen environment and his personality traits were never really…

  • Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

    Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

    ★★

    I commend Ang Lee for his ambition and desire to give viewers a brand new experience that only a theater can provide. I really do. But while the technology applied to this psychological war drama offers some engaging moments (I.E. the one battle scene), I'm disappointed to say it misses the mark in a lot of other ways. Uncomfortable is the best word I can use to describe Lee's way of telling the story. The crystal clear images and the…