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  • Once

    Once

    ★★★★½

    Sing Street is my personal favorite of Carney’s films, but wow, this one is incredible. A simple story told in an approachable, beguiling, and absolutely heart-melting way.

    I think my wife and I made a great choice for our Valentines Day movie.

  • Jaws

    Jaws

    ★★★★½

    I want my next graphic tee purchase to feature the quote “here’s to swimming with bow-legged women” on it.

    #spielbergmarathon

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  • Aliens

    Aliens

    ★★★★★

    Now THAT was a sequel. Sure, perhaps there are some aspects of this action-packed spectacle that could be considered major flaws, but it's a magnificent thrill ride from beginning to end that brings some well-needed closure to its predecessor. I won't say much since it's a little late as I finish watching this, so here's just a little bit of my overall opinion: fantastic action, strong acting, smart writing from James Cameron, an expansion of ideas from the original movie among other things. Plus, Sigourney Weaver really is that good here.

    Also, I absolutely hate Facehuggers.

  • The Silence of the Lambs

    The Silence of the Lambs

    ★★★★½

    Film #11 for my Intro to Film Class at ASU

    Holy crap, what a remarkable thriller, horror film, crime drama - whatever you want to call it, The Silence of the Lambs is simply a great film on all counts. What I love about it is that even though I have not read Thomas Harris' novel, I can only imagine that this was very faithful to its source material since the screenplay has an innate novelistic vibe to it. While…