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  • Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich

    Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich

    ★★★

    I want a whole movie about Cuddly Bear.

  • The Car

    The Car

    ★★★

    A fairly obvious JAWS rip-off, right down to beat-for-beat recreations of scenes (all set in the desert with a sentient black cruiser aiming to destroy all in its path), there’s still a wholesome TV Movie of the Week vibe to this that keeps THE CAR totally engrossing for almost 100 minutes. James Brolin’s got that tanned, mustached macho airhead vibe down, but his deputy is John Marley and the abusive town drunk is R.G. Armstrong, so there’s enough craggy, lumpy…

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  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★★★

    Perhaps one of the ballsiest blockbusters ever made, INFINITY WAR is at least the most daring MCU movie we’ve seen, finally injecting a true sense of mortality and loss for a collective we’ve been following for the past decade. Only, the losses they experience don’t feel rooted in some “this is the end” Final Chapter marketing scheme (though its impossible to deny that’s at least part of it), instead actually interrogating each character and truly wondering what they’d be willing…

  • John Wick: Chapter 2

    John Wick: Chapter 2

    ★★★★½

    Doubling down on everything you love about the first, with neon to spare. Like Michael Mann adapting Greek mythology with all the headshots intact.