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  • The American President

    The American President

    ★★★★½

    I really wish we had someone like Michael Douglas' character in the White House instead of Trump. When he said "being president of this country is entirely about character" I started crying.

    This is no ordinary romantic comedy. This is written by Aaron Sorkin with amazingly sharp dialogue and with a cast you can't even believe. Douglas and Annette Bening are on fire.
    Michael J. Fox and Martin Sheen are here doing stellar pre-performances for Spin City and The West…

  • U2: Rattle and Hum

    U2: Rattle and Hum

    ★★★★★

    Everyone who misunderstood what Rattle and Hum is all about are idiots.

    True greatness. Still holds up completely. Amazing. Unforgettable. Wonderful. Gutwrenching. Poetic. Funny. Tear-inducing. Goosebumps all over.

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  • Phantom Thread

    Phantom Thread

    I was SO looking forward to this. I used to work in couture as a designer and tailor, and even though I know from the inside what a rotten business it is and how full of fake and awful people it is, I still love movies where couture plays a part.
    "The Dressmaker" was an utter joy, and since this also seemed to have darkness underneath all the silk and lace, I couldn't wait.

    Daniel Day-Lewis is my favorite actor…

  • The Shape of Water

    The Shape of Water

    Okay, I … I don’t know if the obvious problems in almost every single scene or if the insane amount of Oscar nominations are the stupidest thing about this movie.
    First of all, Alfonso Cuarón already made an entirely green movie with ”Great Expectations” in 1998. Nothing new about that. On top of which the plot seems to be stolen from a play from 1969, on top of which this is obviously not bringing new ideas apart from that as…