• LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation

    LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation

    ★★★

    The cute is strong with this one, but still feels like a promotion for a Disney attraction.

  • Redline

    Redline

    ★★★½

    I don't ordinarily watch anime, but a guy on Reddit said this was "dope," so I gave it a try. Would be a good plot for a Need For Speed game.

  • Dirty Work

    Dirty Work

    ★★★½

    Funny, but unfortunately also forgettable, as it's been a week and I can't remember how it ended. The cast was interesting. I wouldn't go so far to call it a "who's who of comedy," but when you can get Don Rickles and Chevy Chase in the same movie, it's not bad. Rest in peace, Norm and Bob.

  • Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him?)

    Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him?)

    ★★★½

    Apparently, I was not aware of his relationship with the Beatles, and found this film very eye-opening. If you want to be a great singer/songwriter, turning to the Beatles for inspiration is a no-brainer (try telling that to kids today, but I digress). I thought the film was pretty thorough, especially detailing the end of his life. Worth watching if you're a Beatle fan just like Harry.

  • Lewis Black: Black to the Future

    Lewis Black: Black to the Future

    ★★★½

    Now that was an interesting time capsule.

  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★★½

    Seems I've got to have a change of scene
    Every night, I have the strangest dreams
    Imprisoned by the way it could have been
    Left here on my own or so it seems
    I've got to leave before I start to scream
    But someone locked the door and took the key
    -- Dave Mason, "Feelin' Alright"

  • The Matrix Resurrections

    The Matrix Resurrections

    ★★★★

    This film is a fitting end to the series of the Matrix saga, and a bit more uplifting than the one we got at the end of Revolutions. Reloaded and Revolutions are basically two parts of the second chapter, so Resurrections is technically the third chapter. And it's a love story. It's a love letter to the Matrix of the past, demonstrates the power of love in the present.

    "We're going to win this war not by fighting what we hate, but saving what we love!" - Rose Tico, Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    "All you need is love." - John Lennon

  • Legally Blonde

    Legally Blonde

    ★★★★

    I couldn't find anything to watch on TV, so my girlfriend picked this movie. It's a fun movie, and it had some interesting "edited for television" moments throughout. I wouldn't be opposed to rewatching it on Blu-ray.

    There was a news clip shown on WB 56 (WLVI Boston). This item (somewhat) ages the movie, as The WB would turn into The CW in 2006.

  • The Batman

    The Batman

    ★★★★

    Look no further for a well-done, modern Batman for modern times. I began to feel its three-hour runtime somewhere in the middle of the third hour, and there were a couple of points I thought it could end satisfactorily. I could point out where I thought the inspiration came from for some scenarios, but that might be a little too spoiler-ish. Bring on the sequel.

  • A New Leaf

    A New Leaf

    ★★★★

    Watched this movie with my girlfriend (using her TV), but the movie kept stopping and going back to the Pluto menu. Despite the technical glitches, it was enjoyable, and an interesting peek back into early 1970s New York City. Minor spoiler alert: Elaine May never says the phrase "a little more gauze."

  • Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free

    Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free

    ★★★★

    Man, it's taken me almost a month to watch a movie this year? My stats for 2022 are gonna suck.

    Anyway, if you like Tom Petty, you'll like this movie. I like Tom Petty, so I like this movie. It's an interesting look at the Wildflowers era of his career, and where he was in his personal and professional life. I'm amused by the fact that Rick Rubin wasn't officially hired by Petty to produce Wildflowers. Rubin just kept showing up and went to work. Wish I could do that. The whole interview process is not my cup of tea.

  • Murder Bury Win

    Murder Bury Win

    ★★★½

    What a fun movie, as long as you don't mind a little blood. Okay, it's a lot of blood. A lot of blood!