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  • mother!

    mother!

    ★★★

    This is bad, but in a really interesting way?

  • The Big Combo

    The Big Combo

    ★★★½

    What an underrated noir.

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  • Margaret

    Margaret

    ★★★★½

    Technically a rewatch, but this is my first time viewing the extended cut which neatly addresses all the minor issues I had with the theatrical cut. People are often keen to mention Martin Scorsese's role as Lonergan's mentor--and certainly the way Margaret uses the city of New York recalls Scorsese--but I think a more useful touchstone here is Cassavetes. There are moments when it feels like the film's on the verge of becoming A Girl Under the Influence, and Paquin's…

  • They Came Together

    They Came Together

    ★★★

    Lazy, but enjoyable.