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  • Sing Street

    Sing Street

    ★★★★

    I'm not sure if it's my own nostalgia for the 80's and its music that influenced my like for this film, but I don't care! The plot is based on the pretty basic idea of boy pursuing girl, but the way it's packaged is quite fun. The original songs are catchy and pay a good homage to the songs that inspired them (admit it, you also had “Drive it Like You Stole It” stuck in your head for hours). I…

  • Your Name.

    Your Name.

    ★★★★

    I decided to watch this anime on an airplane, as I had gotten some recommendations to see it, but not knowing much about it. The gender-bending premise drove me to expect a comedy along the lines of Ranma 1/2, but I was pleasantly surprised by this complex yet sweet movie with an unexpected sci-fi twist.

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  • Ink

    Ink

    Wanted to give this a chance since the concept was intriguing, but I couldn't get through it. Over-stylized, which made it hard to differentiate waking and dreaming moments, with less than desirable writing and acting.

  • Broken Flowers

    Broken Flowers

    ★★★★

    I watched this based on Bill Murray's answer on his Reddit AMA that it is the work he's most proud of, and I can see why he said so. He does melancholy so well, and he can say so much without dialogue.