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  • Chasing Amy

    Chasing Amy

    ★★★★

    I visited this massive poster shop recently who were having a Covid-19 warehouse blow out. I came across a clean theatrical poster from the 90s of Chasing Amy without the male cast and just presented Adam's striking portrait which looks a lot cooler than it sounds so a revisit of the film was in order. A relic that would likely be considered homophobic and overly hateful in modern society, modern society is terrible anyway. There's transparency and ignorant bravery in…

  • Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

    Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

    ★★★★

    The juxtaposition of the infantile quirks and the thoughtful and insightful exploration of democracy and global politics has stood out to me the most on this prequel revisit. The lines drawn between the Sith and the Jedi are further blurred and the saga is stronger for it. The chasm between AOTC and Revenge in terms of digital effects, performances and cohesion is damn remarkable with a short 3 year gap between them. The major flaw that even with a pronounced…

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★½

    Visceral, aggressive, like being hit over the head for two hours with a sledgehammer. In other words, amazing. The only lulls were when the movie tried to invoke sympathy for the characters, unfortunately that doesn't work when a movie is two hours of mayhem with about ten lines of dialogue. All in all better than the classic films and incredibly refreshing to see an action blockbuster take so many risks.

  • The New Mutants

    The New Mutants

    How old is the young cast in this now? 40?