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  • Doctor Strange

    Doctor Strange

    ★★★

    It's fine, but I kind of think the character works better on the page than onscreen. There is stuff in this film that is ripped right out of the old Doctor Strange comics illustrated by Steve Ditko, but when translated into live action (or CGI, in this case) they just become a mess of nonsense. As such, a lot of the action was difficult to follow, and also difficult to care about (as with a lot of modern blockbusters, I…

  • American Honey

    American Honey

    ★★½

    American tedium.

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  • Birdman

    Birdman

    ★★½

    Not bad, but this movie is far more impressed with itself than I could ever be.

  • Magic Mike XXL

    Magic Mike XXL

    ★★★★

    Utterly delightful. One of the most joyous films this side of Singin' in the Rain.