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  • Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

    Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

    ★★★★

    Great little courtroom drama, that handles Ted Bundy as an actual person and spends more time showing the normal side of his life with his upstart family before it was upended by his extracurricular activities. Actually nice to see a film about this that doesn't spend it's time on the killings or hover over the depravity. If Bundy had 2 personalities, we spend more time in the presence of the charismatic one (rather than the monster), which Zac Efron plays…

  • Downton Abbey

    Downton Abbey

    ★★★

    Beautifully created and shot. However, hard to get too involved in a story that amounts to "much ado about nothing..." This commoner found it difficult to relate to anyone in or around the Abbey.

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  • Frank

    Frank

    ★★★★

    The music in this is amazing. Reminds me a bit of The Doors and some old Smashing Pumpkins jam sessions mixed together. When they really get going, it is really quite excellent stuff. Who knew Michael Fassbender could sing like that? His scene at the end of the film gave me chills. Not the film that I expected as it meandered a bit in the middle but the ending made up for it. An interesting look at the relationship and…

  • Nothing Bad Can Happen

    Nothing Bad Can Happen

    ★★★★★

    There is so much to say about this film, but I am too mentally/spiritually exhausted from watching it. This one isn't for everybody and may be a bit too provocative for most audiences. However, it is one of the first movies that I have seen in a long time that follows a Christian character honestly without succumbing to the tired and cliche stereotypes about Christianity or setting up a straw man to knock down for the easy applause of those…