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  • Baby Driver

    Baby Driver

    ★★★★½

    "Tequila" is about to be huge on iTunes.

    This movie has incredible action, a fantastic script, and an amazing supporting cast playing a charasmatic and memorable rouges gallery for the ages. If only our protagonist were as compelling. His plight and how he's written is great but Ansel Elgort's stupid face and on/off performance isn't the best we could hope for. This movie remains my favorite from Wright, but I'm not the die-hard fan some others are. But this movie…

  • Creepshow

    Creepshow

    ★★★½

    Some spooky, cooky, fun. Who says Leslie Nielsen can play a serious role? (Well maybe not serious but a dramatic ham of lovable grandeur all the way.) Stephen King is of course an imaginative writer but also not entirely the worst actor. (Though certainly he's no gem either.) But the corniness is turned all the way up to pop and that's just the way I like it.

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  • Wonder Woman

    Wonder Woman

    ★★★★★

    Believe in truth, believe in justice, believe in love, believe in her.

    Only a step away from perfect and absolutely worth five stars. If the film has a weakness it is not in that's its villains are dull, quite the opposite, but they're disgustingly underutilized. Doctor Poison is a wonderful camp fest and Ares is delightfully sinister although I wish the final confrontation had been done differently and a bit more practically and personal. Because the rest of this film,…

  • They Live by Night

    They Live by Night

    ★★★½

    A solid Bonnie and Clyde-ish precursor. I love a good chase/road movie and a great film noir. Combine the two and you have a fairly strong film that's not exactly the winner it could've been but certainly wasn't a letdown either.