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  • Steve Jobs

    Steve Jobs

    ★★★★★

    A brilliant, beautiful film. It's incredible what it's able to accomplish emotionally and relationally with the settings and time-frames it takes place in. Tells a story many may know in a totally unique and captivating way. Just a complete whirlwind of enjoyment.


    ALSO - this should have beaten Spotlight for Best Picture (or even just been nominated!!!)

  • The Discovery

    The Discovery

    I LOVED Charlie McDowell and Justin Lader's The One I Love, so I was really looking forward to this movie...but man, I just did not enjoy it at all. I love all the actors (especially Jason Segal and Rooney Mara), but I could not care less about any of the characters. Every scene (except one right at the end) was just exposition. They explained and talked through every little detail and character motivation instead of just showing us why these…

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  • Inside Llewyn Davis

    Inside Llewyn Davis

    ★★★★

    This is one that I think will grow on me the more I think about it, rewatch it, and make connections - but even with just a first viewing I really, really enjoyed it. The soundtrack is beautiful, and the musical scenes are so simple and honest. 

    Definitely not my favorite Coen brother's film, but it's up there.

  • Knight of Cups

    Knight of Cups

    ★★★

    A film about identity and the search for happiness. Is it in the people we know? The people we have sex with? The house we have? The car we drive? And when we're stuck in a state of confusion about who we are, do we view it as an opportunity to seek change, or simply grow more apathetic?


    What To the Wonder accomplished with vast, beautiful landscapes and intimate relationships, Knight of Cups does with neon lights, big parties, and…