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  • Stop Making Sense

    Stop Making Sense

    ★★★★★

    Nice pick-me-up right after being abruptly dumped and left without a place to live.

  • The Village

    The Village

    ★★★★

    Chicanerous denizens of a hermetic and indolent vicinage, enfolded by woods, where shrouded horrors lurks, and just beyond which modernity lurks.

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  • Deadpool

    Deadpool

    ★½

    If this is what passes for satire in 2016, I hope we all die really soon.

  • Phantom Thread

    Phantom Thread

    ★★★★½

    More tk at Mubi but this is an achingly beauteous and painful portrait of a complicated, toxic co-dependent relationship. Empathetic without veering into saccharine, it has flawed, yearning, damaged, flesh-and-blood characters (though no one acts or talks like people; the film adheres to a weird but consistent internal logic) that, while retaining the self-destructive and selfish tendencies of PTA’s other characters, feel more complicated, worth caring about instead of just watching them destroy themselves. Anderson, who has in the past…