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  • The Big Sick

    The Big Sick

    ★★★★

    Wonderful. Lovely. Just lovely.

  • Paddington

    Paddington

    ★★★★

    The credits include thanks to Emma Thompson, Graham Linehan, Joe Cornish, Matt Haig, Jason Hazeley, David Quantick, David Nicholls, among others. That script was POLISHED.

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  • Captain America: Civil War

    Captain America: Civil War

    ★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Some thoughts:
    — What an inconsequential mess. A dense quiche of a film. 
    — It could all be resolved if the characters just had a conversation, or maybe didn't make huge decisions based on a poorly printed fax.
    — You know those overstuffed and beige ensemble films like New Year's Eve and Valentines Day? It's basically one of those. 
    — Remember how much fun the first Captain America film was? Yeah, we're a long way from there now. Dour is…

  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    So apparently “iconic Harrison Ford character reunited with estranged child” is a genre in its own right now.