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  • Molly's Game

    Molly's Game

    ★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    A GREAT STORY, BUT ONLY IF YOU MENTALLY EDIT AARON SORKIN OUT OF HIS OWN WAY.

    Molly's Game really appeals to me because it is about things, and has a story that largely carries those things through. But the last quarter has enormous distractions from these things, which come straight from the writer/director's tired handbook, with little relation to the story being told.

    This reaches its nadir when Kevin Costner, who had hitherto done a great job portraying one of…

  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars

    Star Wars: The Clone Wars

    ★★★

    Lots of points for re-imagining what a Star Wars movie could be, but not well-constructed to fill out its length.

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  • The X Files: I Want to Believe

    The X Files: I Want to Believe

    ★★½

    The plot is incredibly meandering, and then with an incredibly brief resolution of the mystery. But the performances all around just about save it.

  • Ed Wood

    Ed Wood

    ★★★½

    More Tim Burton-y than I remembered, for both good and ill.