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  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★½

    The perfect way to describe this movie is "disjointed." 30 seconds of comedy inserted completely randomly every 20 minutes? Disjointed. The villain being literally the only well rounded character? Disjointed. None of the main character struggles having anything to do with their past or personalities? Disjointed. The big battle sequence being the least important out of 4 different subplots happening all at once? Disjointed.

    These movies really need to start at least meaning SOMETHING if they want to pretend to.…

  • Daddy's Home 2

    Daddy's Home 2

    ★★½

    There is something catastrophically beautiful in the irony of a wealthy family snowed into a shopping mall on Christmas Day near their last minute Airbnb vacation home singing "Feed the world" to overcome their 21st Century first world marital situation.

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  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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

    Wow, it finally happened: A new Star Wars movie. I made sure to see it opening night so I'd have the least amount of external influences possible but even that was near impossible due to the extravagant amount of minor spoilers, leaks, and the grand reception it received at it's premier a couple nights ago. I'm not going to give it a final star rating until I see it a second time with my family, but here is my overall…

  • Annihilation

    Annihilation

    ★★½

    It's really, really hard to not compare films to their spiritual/genre predecessors but in Annihilation's case I actually feel like it's the only way to have an honest conversation about it.

    Annihilation is a mistranslation of Stalker. It's not a spiritual successor, it's not another take on the same archetypal story; it's the same story, but told wrong. Stalker is the story of three men who go on a journey to have their greatest wish come true. The writer has…