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  • Thor: Ragnarok

    Thor: Ragnarok

    ★★★★

    All the main characters were invincible and could jump 100 feet or take 100 punches for no good reason.

    Dr. Strange had no business being in the movie other than MCU product placement, and the whole earth chapter should have been chopped to get this thing under 2 hours.

    Hearing Thor and Loki cuss and talk about the devil's anus was anachronistic with their formerly archaic, Shakespearean dialects, as established in Thor 1 and The Avengers.

    The editing cut away…

  • Eagle vs Shark

    Eagle vs Shark

    ★★½

    Too much quirk.

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  • The Book of Henry

    The Book of Henry

    ½

    Holy moly. This is one of those movies that defies words and simply must be seen to be believed, but I'll give it my best shot anyway. Herein we have such delights as:

    * Gifted children, again
    * Smartass kids talking back to adults
    * Parents listening to said smartass children and even relying on one of them for financial counseling
    * Adult-child role reversal taken to such an extreme that Mom rages at Gears of War and needs to…

  • mother!

    mother!

    ★★★★½

    An absolutely fitting companion piece to IT to illustrate the difference between a horror movie and a horror film. Mainstream moviegoers and Hunger Games fans are going to despise this.

    Would have been practically perfect if not for the ill-advised and blatantly commercial casting choices. Mother Nature rages against the casting of Jennifer Lawrence.