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  • Hold the Dark

    Hold the Dark

    ★★

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

    What a frustrating misfire.

    Part of me wants to say that this is Saulnier's Dunkirk, but also to make sure and follow that up by saying that there are very few filmmakers out there who can successfully cough up two hours' worth of movie that essentially trades plot for theme and still have it work (and I barely think Nolan did it).

    Hold the Dark is a sleeper of the highest order; a film that really makes itself known well…

  • Apostle

    Apostle

    ★★★½

    Man, Gateth Evansn just directed the FUCK outta this movie. Goddamn.

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★★

    You guys it's a perfect film.

  • Ocean's Eight

    Ocean's Eight

    ★★★

    Real fun! That fourth act really falls the fuck apart, but it comes at the end of a fun and breezy quip-fest with a ton of great actors bouncing off one another.

    Maybe the best parts were the brief moments where we just got to see characters hanging out in non-heist ways. Awkwafina showing Mindy Kaling how to use Tinder, for example, is something I would have watched for 30 minutes.

    Ocean's 8 shows restraint where I wasn't expecting (looking…