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  • Amar Akbar Anthony

    Amar Akbar Anthony

    ★★★★

    I love so many things about this movie but for now I'll simply highlight Amitabh's commitment to leather, chest hair, and religious iconography.

  • Jackie Brown

    Jackie Brown

    ★★★½

    Needed to revisit the wellspring of my deep love for Robert Forster after being introduced to Frank Truman.

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  • Love & Friendship

    Love & Friendship

    ★★★

    This was really fun - just a delightful adaptation of Lady Susan. Allow me to put on my 18th-centuryist hat, however, and vent some spleen. There's a real sense I got, from the press coverage of this movie, of building this up as a different - and not just different, BETTER - Jane Austen movie. The Telegraph: "Love & Friendship shows just how funny Jane Austen can be" (bitch, I already knew, and you would have too if you'd been paying…

  • Girlfriends

    Girlfriends

    ★★★★★

    I was having a really shitty day yesterday and part of it was feeling weighed down with how, as a woman in a misogynistic society, you constantly have to deal with the fact that the cultural artifacts and institutions you love don't love you back, and in fact probably hate you. This isn't new or anything but every so often you reach a breaking point and I was there last night. So, I decided to watch this film and found…