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  • Howard the Duck

    Howard the Duck

    Bad. Not fun bad — bad bad.

  • Road House

    Road House

    ★★★

    Bad, but fun.

  • Wild at Heart

    Wild at Heart

    ★★★½

    This feels different from the other David Lynch movies I've seen so far. It's probably the most traditional in terms of plotting, but his signature touches are still there and in some ways they seem even stranger when set against this romance-thriller backdrop. It's a more kinetic take on his style, fueled by Dern and Cage giving some colourful performances you won't easily forget. Ask him about his snakeskin jacket some time!

    Lynch seemingly desires to fill his work with…

  • The Meg

    The Meg

    ★★

    Just a little too boring to hold attention as midnight popcorn fodder. Too dumb for anything else.

  • Dave Made a Maze

    Dave Made a Maze

    ★★½

    A low budget indie adventure with a lot of rough edges, but also a lot of charm (and a Minotaur).

  • Cocktail

    Cocktail

    Oh my God, fuck this piece of shit.

  • Underwater

    Underwater

    ★½

    This is a movie I should love, what with the creepy creatures, deep ocean setting, Kristen Stewart... and all of those elements are here in spades, but they still can’t make up for how weirdly incomprehensible everything is. Dark, blurry explosions and vague shapes fill a good chunk of the run time. Nothing feels particularly impactful or important.

  • Guava Island

    Guava Island

    ★★★

    I don’t know what I expected, but it’s basically an extended music video. The locales and scenery are stunning, but otherwise I think your enjoyment will depend on how much you like Childish Gambino.

  • Sonic the Hedgehog

    Sonic the Hedgehog

    ★★★

    It’s light as a feather, but far more enjoyable than I expected with some legitimate laughs. It thankfully doesn’t waste too much time trying to explain its non-existent mythology. Ben Schwartz was a great pick for Sonic.

  • Vivarium

    Vivarium

    ★★½

    An admirable “what if” yarn with some allegorical ambitions, but it runs out of steam half way in. Imogen Poots is great!

  • Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey

    Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey

    ★★

    10-year-old me is psyched that I finally watched this Bill and Ted sequel. 39-year-old me kinda wishes I watched something else.

  • There Will Be Blood

    There Will Be Blood

    ★★★★½

    My first rewatch since seeing it in the theatre. Definitely still appreciate this one, but I forgot what an intense experience it is. Daniel Day Lewis and Paul Dano are both turned up to 11.