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  • Widows

    Widows

    ★★★★

    This movie is the 2018 Boston Celtics of films this year. Too many great performers, not enough minutes to go around.
    (By this analogy, Carrie Coon is the Terry Rozier of Widows)



    Really fun heist movie that is elevated by the exceptional direction and marvelous performances. Specifically Viola Davis, Elizabeth Debicki, and Daniel Kaluuya (!!!!) who are all amazing.

    This seems like it will be one of the most rewatchable movies of the year.

  • Overlord

    Overlord

    ★★★★

    This movie is just so much fun. It's the perfect amalgamation of Inglorious Bastards meets The Descent meets The Twilight Zone. Oh, also there are Nazi zombies. What more could you ask for?

    The opening of this movie feels like a gritty war film that could act as a companion piece to last year's Dunkirk. It then devolves into a creepy sci fi flick in its second act and eventually falls into complete body horror, midnight movie, madness by the…

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  • Bohemian Rhapsody

    Bohemian Rhapsody

    ★½

    This movie is at its best when attempting to perform mediocre Queen karaoke.


    I don't know what I set myself up for. Usually when a crowd pleasing/ critically panned movie comes along, I try to give it the benefit of the doubt. I went to see Bohemian Rhapsody in a nearly sold out theater and tried to reset my expectations in order to evaluate this film in the purest way that I could. After all, Queen is one of the…

  • First Man

    First Man

    ★★★★½

    This movie perfectly encapsulates how small we are as humans while also showcasing some of the grand things we are able to accomplish. Damien proves once again that he is the ultimate master of tension and fully utilizes the claustrophobic nature of space. I was very impressed with the lack of punches that were pulled in regards to Neil Armstrong's character. While he was of course a genius and an American hero, he still had deficiencies in other facets of…