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  • The Snowman

    The Snowman

    ★★

    I mean, there's no way this isn't just a fascinating footnote to the careers of everyone involved. How could so many talented people take such an intriguing set up and completely poop their pants? How could the narrative be THAT dead on arrival? How could you be THAT lost? What the fuck was going on in this movie? I swear you're eyes are watching images but envisioning a brick wall in your mind.

    I love that Tomas Alfredson's three films…

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★★★★½

    How come you never see anyone eat anything in between stressful and energy-draining star warsing? Maybe a handful of walnuts? A tuna sub on the go? I wouldn't be able to think straight with a growling stomach. Maybe the force is an appetite suppressor.

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  • Die Hard

    Die Hard

    ★★★★★

    A simple fact: action movies have been neutered, half-baked, half-written and served cold for children with Attention Deficit Disorder. Die Hard has aged into a lost art. It has a wholly original, unpredictable screenplay, crisp with sharp dialogue matched with badass line delivery through the mouths of believable human characters (This sentence alone cannot be attributed to a single modern action film). There is a tight plot that gradually escalates, accumulating ZERO gaps in logic equaling to not a single…

  • True Grit

    True Grit

    ★★★★★

    "Time just gets away from us."

    Only the Coens. The most authentic western in modern memory, only the Coens could accomplish what they do here and they warrant rewatchability to spare. For one, the Coens are masters of language. Always have been, always will be. The way they go about capturing the Old West linguistics and dialects and transplant them into unique and unusual accents of characters is an absolute treat to experience and in the process, transplants the viewer…