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  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    ★★★★★

    It's been a while since I last watched this, but I am glad it's still as heartfelt and honest about love as I remembered.

  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    ★★½

    I think I discovered my problem with this movie. It wants to do too many different things but doesn't have the courage to follow through with any of them. The filmmakers cite being inspired by the 70s spy thrillers yet remain too beholden to the comic book aesthetic to make that believable. For example, SHIELD has been portrayed as a very problematic institute in the previous MCU movies enough times to make Steve's issues with them believable, yet those get…

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  • The Double Life of Veronique

    The Double Life of Veronique

    ★★★★½

    The technical prowess and fantastical lyricism drew me into this movie after five or ten minutes, and the romanticism of the rest of the film made it a masterpiece. This is my first Kieslowski, cannot wait to see more of his.

  • The Long Goodbye

    The Long Goodbye

    ★★★★

    Just fantastic. Everyone's great in it, even those who don't have lines like the cat or Arnold Schwarzenegger.