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  • Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait

    Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait

    ★★★★

    Hypnotic. This feels like an art project, for the good and the bad. Very glad to have seen this in the theater with proper speakers, because the essence of this film is a medium shot of Zidane floating around the pitch in the chirp, whistle, roar of the crowd, all of which you can feel in your chest. Not so much if you were to watch this on your laptop. The filmmakers do try to do too much at halftime,…

  • Contagion

    Contagion

    ★★★★

    Yeah, this one’s the real shit. Don’t touch your face, but do let Soderbergh DP your next project.

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  • Uncut Gems

    Uncut Gems

    ★★★★

    I would make a lot of mistakes for Julia Fox

  • Rumble in the Bronx

    Rumble in the Bronx

    ✅ relentless biker gang
    ✅ jackie in a sleeveless mock turtleneck
    ✅ bad guys who feed a guy into a wood chipper
    ✅ bad guys who beat up a kid in a wheelchair
    ✅ sexy love interest who dances with a tiger
    ✅ less racist than expected?
    ✅ jackie water skis with his sneakers behind a hovercraft
    ✅ jackie jousts a hovercraft in a 1995 Countach 

    one million stars