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  • xXx: Return of Xander Cage

    xXx: Return of Xander Cage

    ★½

    This movie was crazy but not endearing enough to make it fun.

  • Pete's Dragon

    Pete's Dragon

    ★★

    I feel like I would have enjoyed this movie a lot more if I'd gotten high beforehand.

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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…