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  • Phantom of the Paradise

    Phantom of the Paradise

    ★★★★

    I heart Paul Williams

  • Zeroville

    Zeroville

    ½

    Congratulations ASSASSIN'S CREED, you are no longer the film I have come the closest to actually walking out on.

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  • Stonewall

    Stonewall

    ½

    Unlike many others, I do not hate Roland Emmerich. I tend to like his disaster movie schlock, but actually kind of look forward to anything he's got going on, especially when it's a film detailing the most important moment of gay rights history. Even with the dubious trailer and critical bashing it received, I still wanted to go in with an open mind. Boy is this movie a steaming pile. From the very opening, you realize that Emmerich and his…

  • Son of Saul

    Son of Saul

    ★★★★½

    It's really difficult to walk into this film without any expectation. Ever since its thunderous reception at Cannes, any film buff would be instantly intrigued. Finally seeing it fills me with some mixed feelings. There is no doubt that it's artistry in incomparable. The cinematography, directing, design and performances all work together to create a compelling portrait that is quite unique to the tales of the Holocaust. While watching it, however, I couldn't help but feel the whole was less…