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  • Personal Best

    Personal Best

    ★★★★★

    An excellent directorial debut from Chinatown scribe Robert Towne, Personal Best is a terrifically performed, beautifully shot, exceptionally edited sports drama that not only paints a sensitive and authentic portrait of both women's athletics and a romantic lesbian relationship but also serves as a cinematic love letter to the human form and a celebration of such.

  • Daphne & Velma

    Daphne & Velma

    ½

    0/10 film.

    Another bright, shining, clear as crystal example that attempts to translate the characters of Scooby-Doo into live-action are fundamentally cursed and misguided, Daphne & Velma is without question one of the absolute worst films of the year, as it seems to go out of its way to test the audience's patience and their tolerance for incompetent filmmaking.

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  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    ★½

    With its intense and exciting action sequences, excellent performances (with the exception of a laughable turn from Jesse Eisenberg), and dazzling visual spectacle being let down by an overstuffed and incoherent script that's filled to the brim with poorly written characters and needlessly convoluted plotting, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice tries to be another Batman reboot, a Man of Steel sequel, and a Justice League set-up all at once with results that are nothing short of depressing to watch.…

  • Arrival

    Arrival

    ★★★★★

    Yet another terrific entry in director Denis Villeneuve's filmography, Arrival is one of the most intelligent, visually stunning, and thought-provoking science fiction films in recent memory, led by a career-best performance from Amy Adams and a pensive, poignant screenplay by Eric Heisserer.