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  • Alien: Covenant

    Alien: Covenant

    ★★★

    the next Alien movie better just be a cast full of Fassbenders

  • Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance

    Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance

    ★★★★

    A surprisingly humane look at the meaninglessness of violence, blurring the lines between innocence, guilt and liability.

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  • Carol

    Carol

    ★★★★★

    One of the best films of the year, Carol makes it difficult to find flaws within the precision and elegance of its two main stars — Rooney Mara and Cate Blanchett, script by Phyllis Nagy (Mrs. Harris) and direction by Todd Haynes (Far From Heaven, I’m Not There).

    Set in the demure, refined period of the 1950s, Carol follows the story and relationship of two women- Therese Belivet (Rooney Mara) and Carol Aird (Cate Blanchett). Both are at a lonely…

  • Passengers

    Passengers

    ★★

    Five Random Thoughts:

    1. Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt are beautiful people, and this movie almost airbrushes and photoshops them so they look like angelic dolls. They have create chemistry and screen presence as solidified movie stars.

    2. The plot is creepy. Chris Pratt simply looks upon a Sleeping Beauty-like Jennifer Lawrence and falls in love with her, and then stalks her on the Internet, culminating in essentially killing her by waking up. Even though it is still creepy, I…