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  • Brawl in Cell Block 99

    Brawl in Cell Block 99

    Poorly written, ridiculous film, that tries to batter its audience with extreme acts of violence.

  • Vito

    Vito

    ★★★★

    Great documentary on Vito as a person/critic/activist and important look at the gay rights struggle of the second half of the 20th Century.

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  • Jupiter Ascending

    Jupiter Ascending

    ★★★★

    First, this film should be considered the 2015 Anti-50 Shades of Grey, in that we are presented with a strong female character who does not mindlessly submit herself to the whims and desires of wealthy/powerful dominants who have a lot of neat technological toys. Instead, she goes her own way and learns to stand up for herself.

    Second, while it is not didactic on this point, this film is clearly critiquing the mindless drive to conquer and consume without any…

  • Inherent Vice

    Inherent Vice

    ★★★★

    Finally a Pynchon adaptation and it is done right.