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  • Pokémon 4Ever: Celebi - Voice of the Forest

    Pokémon 4Ever: Celebi - Voice of the Forest

    ★★★

    This is actually a recording of Fore! by Aleshia Harris. Just a little Hamilton counter-programming.

    This is an interesting piece about the decline of Empire. It's based on the Orestei, but didn't seem to follow it too closely. This has a lot of Harris' non What to Send Up interests on display (free verse, broken bodies, and war) that will be used to greater effect later in Is God Is and On Sugarland. I am a huge AH stan, and…

  • The Mask

    The Mask

    ★★★

    In the world of "Jim Carrey gets god-like powers and squanders them doing cheap gags" movies, I might actually prefer Bruce Almighty.

    This is what Venom movies should be

    Lots of Beetlejuice DNA here too

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  • The Tiger Hunter

    The Tiger Hunter

    ★★

    I was very ready to love this movie. A South Asian co-writer/director and an all-star Desi cast, what else can you ask for? Unfortunately this one never really lived up to its potential. The plot was very stock, though the characters kept the film watchable. Most notable in the cast is Rizwan Manji as a pop-culture obsessed sidekick.

    Strangely, the whole thing comes across as a paean to assimilation. The plot concerns star Dani Pudi and company trying to eke…

  • The Lighthouse

    The Lighthouse

    ★★★★½

    More like the Gaslight House, amiright?