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  • T2 Trainspotting

    T2 Trainspotting

    ★★★½

    This just really tugged at all of the damn heartstrings. Doesn't hurt that "No More Catholics" is a straight banger.

  • The Wolverine

    The Wolverine

    ★★½

    Logan and Yashida at the beginning of the movie: -extremely poignant scene of two former enemies bonding over surviving one of the greatest atrocities in human history-

    Logan and Yashida at the end: "lol SAYONARA BITCH"

    This was such a weird movie.

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  • Paterson

    Paterson

    ★★★★★

    I felt this film hum inside me for hours after the end credits rolled, warming me up from the inside as I walked down Sunset Blvd. at golden hour to get coffee. It didn't let up.

    I’ve tried for a couple days now to think about how to express how and why this film touched me as much as it did, and to do so as simply and elegantly as it did. Alas, I am no poet, so this needlessly…

  • Foxcatcher

    Foxcatcher

    ★★★★½

    My 16-year old brother is a wrestler. Since he started the sport in the 7th grade, I have watched him transform, summer break to summer break, from a skinny, borderline-ADHD chatterbox into a wordless, muscled mass with eyes of steely resolve. Wrestling is what gave him focus and motivation at a time when he naively proclaimed school and most other things to be "useless", but where it granted him self-worth and purpose it has also taken away from the way…