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  • The Witch

    The Witch

    ★★★★★

    A second viewing doesn't quite deliver the same level of shock, horror and dread as the first - how could it? - but by damn it is still eerie and gripping all the same.

  • Bicycle Thieves

    Bicycle Thieves

    ★★★★

    I can't believe it took me til now but I can finally cross this off my watchlist and my List of Shame!
    letterboxd.com/kurosawa/list/list-of-shame/
    How in blazes was this not something we studied in ANY of my film classes?
    Ridiculous!

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  • Love, Simon

    Love, Simon

    ★★★★½

    Why yes I am crying. And so are you.

    - the longer review -

    After finishing up a long morning of appointments and having the rest of the day off of school I asked my 13 year old boy:
    "Do you still wanna see Love, Simon?"
    "Yeah, why not?"
    "Well we could go right now and see it at 12:45 or there's another at 2..."
    "It's probably better to go now and do the first one."
    "Ok then, perfect."
    "...…

  • Isle of Dogs

    Isle of Dogs

    ★★★★

    Visually marvellous!
    ...and now a more expanded 'review' after having slept on it...

    Saw this with my Ltrbxd comrade, LaserDisc and we very much enjoyed it.
    I was originally supposed to see it with my wife and son but plans changed and I saw it a couple days after they did. They were nice enough not to tell me anything other than how much they loved it - apparently he sat leaning forward on the edge of his seat and…