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  • Hereditary

    Hereditary

    ★★★

    This one’s been hailed and hyped as a horror masterpiece.

    Well, it’s a pretty good movie (almost totally devoid of jump scares!) with a well crafted first half, slowly (almost too slow) reaching for something that seems interesting, with themes of loss, DID, mistrust and insanity.

    The second half is where things get messy and quickly lose direction. All of a sudden it’s only vaguely connected to the first act, and things just don’t hold up as the story progresses.…

  • How It Ends

    How It Ends

    ★★

    Actually better than I expected. But then again, I didn't expect much.

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  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    ★★★½

    While ”The Force Awakens” (2015) came across as a decent film for children, ”Rogue One” is as mature as a Star Wars movie could possibly get without losing its SW touch. It’s dark and dirty, and emphasizes war more than ever before. At times it’s like a WWII movie with a Star Wars twist.

    It also delivers a pretty smooth setup for the beginning of the original Star Wars movie, ”Episode IV: A New Hope” (1977). Remember the opening scene…

  • Lady Bird

    Lady Bird

    ★★

    Too rushed, too stiff, utterly generic.
    ”Let’s make a list of general things that happens in the life of a teenage girl, but let’s skip everything in between that makes the soul of a great film”.

    Wow, I really thought I’d like this, but it just felt fake and empty. No flow, no gut feeling. Lots of corny dialogue and overacting, trying so hard to be something that it’s not. Also, Saoirse Ronan is supposed to be 17 but is…