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  • Baywatch

    Baywatch

    ★★

    This movie runs on Dwayne Johnson's & Zac Efron's charisma. The two are naturally funny and play off each other well. The rest of the Baywatch team well-cast but overly large and suffers at the same time from not having enough to do and also being relied upon too much for laughs at the wrong moments (especially Ronnie the schlubby trainee).

    This movie could have benefitted from pushing it to more batshit crazy levels. Most of the setups have payoffs that…

  • The Tillman Story

    The Tillman Story

    ★½

    Not quite what I was expecting. Redundant and meandering at times. Doesn't do the subject matter complete justice, but gives it more than the United States government gave the Tillman family.

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★★

    Third viewing is no less shiny and chrome than the first.

  • Mommy

    Mommy

    ★★★★★

    Dolan's visceral, energetic filmmaking is the perfect medium for a story about two characters who are constantly kicking back against the rest of the world. The use of the narrow aspect ratio shows the constraint of the characters' living situation, and the results of the camera working within that constraint are incredible even if they are a bit unnerving at first due to the familiarity with widescreen. The performances can't be praised enough; nor can Dolan's writing when it comes…