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  • Doctor Sleep

    Doctor Sleep

    ★★★

    Mike Flanagan has been one of my favorite directors of all time ever since I saw Oculus back in 2013.
    The Shining, while not my all time favorite movie, has a special place in my heart, being the first movie I've ever bought (it's either that or 2001: A Space Odyssey, but for this review's sake let's say it was).

    So, obviously, my first thought after seeing that good-ol' Mikey was in charge of directing a sequel to The Shining

  • Downton Abbey

    Downton Abbey

    ★★★★

    This was such a treat. Definitely one of the best experiences I’ve had this year.

    And yeah, I know you have to be a fan of the series to enjoy this film (or at the very least least “get it”) but hey, what are you doing at the movies watching this film in the first place?

    Also, Maggie Smith is a treasure sent from heaven. ❤️

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  • Victoria & Abdul

    Victoria & Abdul

    ★★

    80% of this movie is just reaction shots of angry englishmen, showing disdain with silly faces or shouting: "That's preposterous!" to an Indian.
    15% Judi Dench being Judi Dench.
    5% of everything else.

    Not quite my tempo, to be honest.

  • Flavors of Youth

    Flavors of Youth

    ★★★½

    I hate the way food is presented in animes because it looks so fuckin' tasty but then I realize the real-life dishes (at least some of them) are not as amazing as they build them up to be. 😢 And that just leaves me sad and hungry.

    I didn't know what to expect from Flavors of Youth (2018), but when I saw the same people that brought us Your Name. (2016) were behind it, I knew I had to check…