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  • GoodFellas

    GoodFellas

    ★★★★★

    One question old movie geeks like me love to debate is “what’s the greatest mob movie of all time?” Trust me, I’ve had more than one heated exchange with a fellow cinephile over this very topic.

    And while we may never settle the “best” mob movie ever debate, I think we can all agree it comes down to three legendary films: Goodfellas, The Godfather, and Gotti.

  • Outlaw King

    Outlaw King

    ★★

    When I was a kid sometimes my mom would work nights for a couple weeks which put my father in charge of day to day things like getting groceries, preparing meals, and washing clothes.

    Now before some oversensitive hero sprays wokeness all over my comment section telling me my father was a caveman and my mother experienced deep trauma because she made sure dinner was on the table at 6pm nightly, just know it had to be this way. My…

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  • Fargo

    Fargo

    ★★★★★

    Let's talk about the films we truly love.

    Our absolute favorites.

    That handful of movies we use as a barometer when judging other films and opinions. They don't have to be considered "classics" or win Academy Awards. They just have to remind us of why we love cinema in the first place. Joel and Ethan Coen's FARGO is that movie for me.

    One big reason is the personal connection to the setting. Lifelong Minnesotan here, dontchaknow! And every detail in…

  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina

    ★★★★

    First and foremost, Alicia Vikander's performance as Ava is so convincing that I definitely would've ended up in that bunker with Domhnall Gleeson. No doubt in my mind. What a wonderful, smart, and sexy robot.

    I was smitten.

    I'll also add that Oscar Issac's Nathan is an egomaniacal asshole who only hears what he wants - the guy cannnot stop spewing bullshit. His inability to see these robots as anything more than hardware is certainly a bit concerning despite his…