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  • Paddington 2

    Paddington 2

    ★★★★

    What an absolute joy, a paeon to kindness and diversity of community that's also a whiz-bang of a family entertainment. Maybe lets the plot get a touch overdone, necessitating a sidelining of its adorable star in its baggy middle, but then maybe that's the point - the first was about Paddington finding a family, the second is about that family (and the ripples that cast out from that). The final shot made me well up, it's true.

    Also: TFW you…

  • Paddington

    Paddington

    ★★★½

    Cute, sweet, big-hearted to a fault. Who can resist? Not me.

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  • Beyond the Black Rainbow

    Beyond the Black Rainbow

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Rather than a proper review, I'd like to address something I've been seeing a lot vis-a-vis this here movie. In other words, I'm about to break this shit down real small.

    Great visual experience, but oh that ending! That seems to be a standard knock on Panos Cosmatos's sumptuous, thrilling sensory blast Beyond the Black Rainbow, to where even its champions feel like apologizing the last fifteen away. Nuts to that. Its ending is terrific, a sudden disorienting gearshift that…

  • Kung Fury

    Kung Fury

    ½

    Creatively bankrupt dead-eyed smug garbage masquerading as nostalgia-humping homage. Fuck this. Fuck all of this. Fuck everything it represents.