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  • Mr. Roosevelt

    Mr. Roosevelt

    ★★★★★

    Noël Wells’ high energy directorial debut soars as one of my favorites of the ground breaking, new wave of mumblecore.

    Also starring as the lead in the film, Noël plays Emily, a distraughtly awkward and excitingly eccentric young woman that lives to please. However, throughout the entirety of the film the person she cannot seem to satisfy is herself. Most mumblecore films tend to draw on this element as their driving force, but none seem to hit home to both…

  • Lady Bird

    Lady Bird

    ★★★★

    I laughed and cried and then laughed all over again throughout the entirety of Lady Bird. It’s a deeply personal film that preys on nostalgia to get by. However, these nostalgias are not solely drawn from the highlights of adolescence alone, but the sole tragedy of the process and the collateral damage that can occur in taking ahold of one’s life as well.

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  • Wonder Woman

    Wonder Woman

    ★★★★

    Wonder Woman will forever be an example of a movie that we got at the right time, but one that we shouldn't have had to beg for. Female led film has been slowly accumulating over time, but the industry has been dwindling when it comes to female les super hero movies. And for what reason?

    Though the mentality of the film works well when the typical super hero film formula is read, it's quite interesting to see Jenkins' choices in…

  • Bringing Up Baby

    Bringing Up Baby

    ★★★★

    Bringing Up Baby is a prime example of noisy, quick paced, annoyance of a screwball comedy, a genre that pretty much serves no purpose other than to entertain, which it did from start to finish.