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  • Won't You Be My Neighbor?

    Won't You Be My Neighbor?

    ★★★★

    Actual tears leaked out of my eyes a couple times during this beautifully rendered examination of Fred Rogers, but for the most part I was just on the shaking edge of crying the entire time. We didn't deserve this man. I didn't. I still feel guilty for having given up his show as too corny or whatever a six year old thinks. Some of the clips here, especially the one with the boy in a wheelchair, struck right into my…

  • A Bad Moms Christmas

    A Bad Moms Christmas

    ★★½

    Rewatch because Christmas movie. This one is actually one of the more substantial comedy sequels I've seen, with its own plot not directly lifted from the first film. Maybe not as funny as the original, but it's a good time. Especially if you're drinking modelos with your wife next to the tiny little christmas tree and the toddler is finally asleep.

    Peter Gallagher was underused. God I love those eyebrows.

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  • Twin Peaks: The Return

    Twin Peaks: The Return

    ★★★★★

    David Lynch's grand masterpiece. If this counts, it's the greatest film of 2017 by a long shot.

  • Do the Right Thing

    Do the Right Thing

    ★★★★★

    Got my heart caught in my throat at its climax, tears forcing their way out of my eyes. A movie hasn't affected me like this in months. Do The Right Thing feels more vital and alive, watching in late 2018, than almost every movie released in the past year. It's a necessary film, instructively pulling at an injury deep in this country, showing us the hurt at its core... and showing the vibrant life and love surrounding it. We live…