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  • Bring It On

    Bring It On

    ★★★½

    Eliza Dushku should be a goddamn star you heathens

  • It Chapter Two

    It Chapter Two

    ★½

    What is the goddamn point of the first movie if we have to have a bunch of scenes of the kids getting scared by Pennywise again? Just make it one long movie holy christ

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  • Carol

    Carol

    ★★★★½

    Carol is a film of subtle relationship dynamics and sexual tension; these feelings are materialized by subtle zoom-ins, the finest of tilts and lingering focus on wordless actions. The very first scene in the film, for example, allows the lens to focus on Rooney Mara's back, and we are allowed to see her body react to the slightest touch from Cate Blanchett. The audience does not know the story or history of these two characters, but this single moment can…

  • Matador

    Matador

    ★★★

    It’s pretty great how Almodóvar clearly tricked people into letting him make this