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  • The Best of Everything


  • Steamboat Bill, Jr.


  • Top Gun: Maverick


  • Men


Recent reviews

  • The Best of Everything

    The Best of Everything


    Impressively progressive with one line of dialogue and maddeningly retrograde the next, The Best of Everything induces whiplash when watched decades after its 1959 release. Based on a novel by Rona Jaffe and directed with pop-art flair by Jean Negulesco, the ensemble film centers around Caroline Bender (Hope Lange), a secretary at a New York City publishing company who rises through the ranks while watching her female coworkers fend off harassment and cruelty from the men around them. (Caroline has…

  • Steamboat Bill, Jr.

    Steamboat Bill, Jr.


    This is where Keaton completely comes together for me: the character-based humor, the physical gags, the action/adventure, the societal commentary, the emotional anchor.

Popular reviews

  • Rushmore



    Dirk Calloway is really the only one here with a decent head on his shoulders.

  • The Incredibles

    The Incredibles


    We really didn't need another superhero movie after this.

    A few notes on this revisit:

    - Pulls no punches on the domestic trauma front. This is about a husband and father's real betrayal. That late-night fight between the parents is uncomfortably true to life.

    - "Tonyloaf"

    - Elastigirl caught in the series of doors is better than almost any superhero action sequence staged since.

    - "I never look back darling. It distracts from the now." (What does this mean for…