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  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    ★★★★★

    Rewatching this trilogy was much needed. I'm not even sure if paid 100% attention all the time as I know these films so well. But just listening to the voices of these characters I love so much and the phenomenal score by Howard Shore is so soothing because no matter how dark things get for these characters, they continue to fight and there's still hope.

    The Lord of the Rings is a special kind of comfort to me. While there…

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    ★★★★★

    Frodo: I can't do this Sam
    Sam: It’s all wrong. By rights we shouldn’t even be here, but we are. It’s like in the great stories Mr. Frodo. The ones that really mattered. Full of darkness and danger they were, and sometimes you didn’t want to know the end. Because how could the end be happy. How could the world go back to the way it was when so much bad happened. But in the end, it’s only a passing…

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  • Captain America: Civil War

    Captain America: Civil War

    ★★★★★

    Anthony and Joe Russo return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe after directing Captain America: The Winter Soldier and the way they put together this film is great. The action sequences are well-shot, there’s only a few instances of shaky-cam and most of the time fight scenes are framed in a wide shot so you can see exactly what’s going on. Also the way they manage to film multiple characters fighting but you never lose focus of where each character is…

  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★★★★

    Avengers: Infinity War still impresses me with how they juggle all those characters and locations and stories *and* make them all fun and interesting so you’re never bored when you’re following one group but at the same time get excited when you get to see what others are doing.