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  • Brazil

    Brazil

    ★★★★½

    From set design to the excellent casting choice and anti-climactic mind trip in the final ten minutes - Brazil delivers across the board. The criterion remaster is superb. I haven’t seen this in a while and the surprises were fun and new as I had somehow forgotten about most of them.

  • The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

    The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

    ★★★½

    Perfect conversations, a good performance by Sandler. I feel like we could have shaved 20-30 minutes off of this film and it would have been just as good.

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  • Allied

    Allied

    ★★★★

    Lots of admiration for Zemeckis' work over the years. This is a really nice spy movie with modern cinematography and solid performances. The mood and surroundings really brought me into the period this film is set in. To be honest I don't know why this got such a low rating on the Tomatometer. An overlooked film of 2016.

  • Moonlight

    Moonlight

    ★★

    I went expecting a powerful masterpiece like everyone said it was. I watched it and left underwhelmed at this over-appreciated film. The entire third act is the worst part - we've been building up on this character's development as he ages through life, all to leave most of the third act up to him embarrassingly trying to be with the man from his childhood. Is this a bad film? No, not really. Did it deserve it's critical praise and Best…