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  • Battle of the Sexes

    Battle of the Sexes

    ★★★½

    Ultimately, there is a lot to like about Battle of the Sexes, and it has an important and timely message at its core. However, there are some flaws with this movie. First off, Steve Carell and Emma Stone both give great performances, and the film is very nicely shot. But unfortunately the film doesn't do the best job connecting its audience with the characters. It felt more like a spectator film, and I was never emotionally invested in the characters.…

  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

    ★★★★★

    Blade Runner 2049 is the prime example of why we go to the movies. I'm not even sure where to begin, but what I can say is that this film is phenomenal. Denis Villeneuve has proven himself with every feature film and had already had my attention, but now it is safe to say that he is one of the greatest working directors of this generation. This was one of the most beautifully shot movies I have seen, and together…

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  • The Lost City of Z

    The Lost City of Z

    ★★★★

    Based off the trailer, The Lost City of Z was very intriguing to me, and after viewing I have to say I thoroughly enjoyed it. Think Indiana Jones, but a much more subdued and tame Jones who has settles down and has a family, but still hearkens to discover the mysteries and truths of the unknown world. The film brings up themes that I think resonate with current attitudes about bigotry, with respect to the discoveries made of possible sophisticated…

  • A Ghost Story

    A Ghost Story

    ★★★★½

    The most original and unique film I have seen this year. No, this isn't your typical horror movie about ghosts and paranormal activity, but rather a deep and intellectual story that will leave you thinking for hours or even days after viewing. A Ghost Story is ultimately more than just a movie, it's a visual experience with a lot on its mind. Many important themes are touched upon, especially those relating to the meaning of life and death. There is…