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  • Spring Breakers

    Spring Breakers

    ★★★★★

    One of the most impactful films of my life, a neon crime masterpiece.

  • A Quiet Place

    A Quiet Place

    ★★½

    Not terrible, but I greatly prefer It Comes at Night or even Starship Troopers. I appreciate the silent premise, but the film wasn't dark or mysterious enough to be engaging. I'm much more interested with internal human conflict instead of aliens.

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  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★½

    LA LA LAND is magic. Tears beginning to end, it's a beautiful ode to dreams, movies, and love. As sharp as Whiplash, only much happier.

  • Why Don't You Play in Hell?

    Why Don't You Play in Hell?

    ★★★★½

    Sion Sono’s newest film is his masterpiece. I say that every time he comes out with a movie, but this one is so special and personal that even Sono himself believes it, as every frame of this is completely imbued with his life and philosophy. The plot is about an explosively funny Yakuza rivalry that becomes documented by “The Fuck Bombers”, a young DIY film crew that’s based on Sono’s own filmmaking club from the 90’s. The main character is…