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  • Brawl in Cell Block 99

    Brawl in Cell Block 99

    ★★★

    Vince Vaughn IS.... right-wing white Luke Cage in..... "Brawl in Cell Block 99" which has a lot less of the titular cell block than the name of the movie would lead you to believe!

    This was good, a little overrated perhaps but good. It's not entirely sure until the third act if it wants to be a "serious" crime drama or a bonkers, goofy exploitation fest (though there is a scene in the beginning where Vince destroys a car with…

  • The House

    The House

    ★½

    I did not agree with Chance the Rapper on this one. RIP Me 1987-2017.

    I kid. I'm not dead. Chance doesn't know where to find me. He would kill me though if he knew where I lived because motherf---er keeps his Twitter promises to whack any douchenozzle who hates on "The House"

    That being said, this movie is filled with the typical "shocking" humor and endless music montages I've grown tired of that are in every recent mainstream studio comedy…

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  • Lost River

    Lost River

    ★★★★★

    Production designed like a motherforker and gorgeously, eerily filmed, Ryan Gosling's much ballyhooed directorial debut "Lost River" is a masterpiece and one of the great cinematic discoveries of 2015 so far (though, to be fair, I've known of the movie for years, since it was first announced as "How to Catch a Monster").

    Christina Hendricks from "Mad Men" plays a single mom who gets a job at a seedy club that is kind of like a circus of violence for…

  • Somewhere

    Somewhere

    ★★★★★

    I love this film. It's easily my favorite film of 2010. Elle Fanning is riveting, Dorff gives the performance of his career (ok, that's not saying much) and while it's more-or-less a companion piece to "Lost in Translation", it's also Coppola's nod to Antonioni. Love it.