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  • Lost Bayou

    Lost Bayou

    ★★★★

    The way some filmmakers approach a subject informs the viewer of who they are as a person. Even if they are telling a story that’s of some personal note, making sure their art appeals to a large crowd is typically looming in the back of their mind. However, this seems to be the least of director Brian C. Miller Richard’s concerns for his debut feature film, Lost Bayou. It’s an offering that hits close to home for the filmmaker, but…

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  • The Killing of a Chinese Bookie

    The Killing of a Chinese Bookie

    ★★★★

    Watched the ‘78 version, but I’ll be coming back to the ‘76 version soon. 

    This didn’t hit me the way some of Cassavetes’ other work has, but was still good. Ben Gazzara is made for this role and it’s refreshing seeing Cassavetes with a slightly bigger budget.

  • Kitchen Sink

    Kitchen Sink

    ★★★★★

    HAHA watched this in class right before lunch and I loved it. Gonna be thinking about it all day.

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  • Inherent Vice

    Inherent Vice

    ★★★★½

    PTA does no wrong. He’s not just a master filmmaker, but a master at genre and comedy of all things. 

    Doc Sportello is my favorite Joaquin character now.

  • Twin Peaks: The Return

    Twin Peaks: The Return

    ★★★★★

    There should be no debate as to whether this is film or television. This is cinema. This is not just the best visual art to come out of 2017, this is the best THING to come out of 2017. Lynch has proved he’s still got it (where it counts, buddy) and he is still able to shake an audience to their core. I’m still stunned from the finale.