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  • Thor: Ragnarok

    Thor: Ragnarok

    This and Captain America: Winter Soldier are the best MCU movies. @ me.

  • They'll Love Me When I'm Dead

    They'll Love Me When I'm Dead

    Kubrick, Hitchcock, Lynch: Movies are dreams.
    Resnais, Tarkovsky, Malick: Movies are memories.
    Godard, Scorsese, Spielberg: Movies are movies.
    Wells: Movies are magic tricks.

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  • Turbo Kid

    Turbo Kid

    ★★★★

    Imagine Sam Raimi and James Cameron got together to make a Mega Man movie for a buck twenty-five.

  • RoboCop

    RoboCop

    ★★★★★

    They don't make 'em like this anymore, because, you know, computers. The special features on the 20th anniversary edition includes a featurette on the special effects process for the movie. It's amazing stuff.

    As I watched this, I kept thinking about Jurassic Park as directed by Verhoeven. Spielberg's JP has hints of social commentary - the slow pans by all the merchandise, the (bad) conversation between Dern and Attenborough over ice cream, the way the movie revels in the eating…