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  • Singin' in the Rain

    Singin' in the Rain

    ★★★★★

    This is exactly what I needed to help get me through finals alive.

  • Hold the Dark

    Hold the Dark

    ★★★½

    If this and Christopher Nolan's "Insomnia" prove anything, it's that the Alaskan Wilderness is a scary environment to go hunting for killers. I don't care how pretty the scenery may be, if someone (Or something*) up there is wanted in questioning, I want no part in any of it.

    This horror thriller was initially set to premiere out of competition at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. However, following a series of heated clashes between the distributor and festival elites, it…

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  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    ★★★★★

    I can only imagine what it must have been like for audiences to witness the Battle for Helm's Deep on the big screen when this was released in theaters. Also worth noting, Sam's monologue near the end is a beautiful, poignant speech needed in the post-9/11 world. There is indeed still some good in this crazy world, and is worth fighting for.

  • The Guest

    The Guest

    ★★★★½

    Old school John Carpenter 80's horror+Nicolas Wending Refn's "Drive"+a slick, modern action movie= Adam Wingard's "The Guest." After watching "Death Note" on Netflix, I had to remind myself that he is a good director and knows how to make good movies for us.

    And a great movie it is. Such a great and intriguing set-up for the story. Dan Stevens is so good as "David" and Maika Monroe gives a performance that more or less guaranteed her stardom in "It…