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  • Midsommar

    Midsommar

    ★★★½

    Visually striking! Just like The Witch, it is beautifully shot. Story on the other hand is "mas-o-menos".

    Can we give Florence Pugh a round of applause? That girl spent the entire production crying and in pain. Damn girl, take a bow!

  • Bad Times at the El Royale

    Bad Times at the El Royale

    ★★

    Looking at the overall production value of the film and I am impressed. I’m digging all the cast members. 10/10 great casting! Refreshing to see Chris Hemsworth as a villain. 

    Not entirely sure of the message/moral of the movie… it’s a cool movie that falls super flat. There is nothing that justifies or redeems the violence in the movie. There should have been far more drafts of the script before it went into production.

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  • The Art of Self-Defense

    The Art of Self-Defense

    ★★

    In the immortal words of Louise Blecher from Bob’s Burgers: “if this [movie] were a spice it would be flour”.  

    The cinematography is flatter than Flat Stanley and cave paintings put together. I believe it is possible for a deadpan dark comedy to have visual depth. Spice up the shots! Have some fun with it! Go crazy! I understand the cinematography was supposed to go hand in hand with the tone of the film… but it did not reach…

  • 1917

    1917

    ★★★★★

    The sexiest camera work I have ever seen. My BOI Roger better win an Oscar for this movie.