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  • The Bridges at Toko-Ri

    The Bridges at Toko-Ri

    ★★★

    Grace Kelly in The Bridges at Toko-Ri has the same function as Laura Linney in Sully. A beautiful and talented actress wasted in a paper-thin role as the supportive wife of a heroic air pilot. At least her husband is William Holden though.

  • Beware of a Holy Whore

    Beware of a Holy Whore

    ★★★½

    Can you imagine being on the set of a film being directed by cocaine-addicted, bisexual icon Rainer Werner Fassbinder? It must have been pure, unadulterated madness. Beware of a Holy Whore provides a fun glimpse into his filmmaking process. Meta chaos reigns!

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  • Kids

    Kids

    ★★★★

    (Update: Fuck! How could I forget one of my favorite films by my favorite sibling auteurs. Rectifying list immediately)

    Pop culture Kids ranked by awesomeness:
    1. Kids by MGMT
    2. Kid Cudi
    3. The Kid With a Bike by the Dardenne brothers.
    4. The Kids Aren't Alright by The Offspring
    5. Kids See Ghosts
    6. Kids by Larry Clark
    7. The Kids Are All Right by Lisa Cholodenko
    8. Kids in America by Kim Wilde
    9. The Kids Are Alright by The Who
    10. Kidz Bop

  • Under the Silver Lake

    Under the Silver Lake

    ★★★★

    A loopy and manic neo-noir mystery that justifies it's lengthy running time thanks to a pop culture obsessed and perfectly paranoid performance from Andrew Garfield, another killer score by Disasterpiece and some beautifully detailed and inspired direction from David Robert Mitchell. Sure, the ending is a bit anti-climatic but the road that leads to it is such an entertaining blast. With it's constant references to old Hollywood lore (Janet Gaynor baby!) and an eclectic mix of hedonistic Angelenos, Under the…