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  • Big

    Big

    ★★★

    Amazing performance from Hanks, but the movie just does not hold up to what I remember.

  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★★

    This still holds up and still gets 5 stars. I apologize to everybody who has to listen to me whistle "Another Day of Sun" for the next month.

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  • Dangerous Men

    Dangerous Men

    ★★★★★

    No character in film has ever captured an audiences imagination like the naked man running through the desert.

  • Alien

    Alien

    ★★★½

    This was my first viewing of Alien, a classic that, somehow, has escaped me all these years. I was familiar with the concepts and the overarching plot, but this all felt very fresh to me.

    But, overall, I thought the movie was really slow in parts. Much of the building of ambiance was nice, but overall I was a little bit bored. Long shots down corridors didn't do much for me, and the dialog wasn't that "instant classic quotable" of…