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  • Homicide

    Homicide

    ★★★★★

    "Would you like to know how to solve the problem of evil?"
    "No, man. 'Cause if I did, I'd be out of a job."

    Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets is one of the best books, just a mindblowingly thorough true crime accounting. Homicide: Life on the Street is one of the best shows, applying so many life. While not related, this Homicide is also an instant favourite, with the Roger Deakins sheen essentially superpowering grit-crime and interrogation room…

  • Young Guns

    Young Guns

    ★★★

    I also did not find Tom Cruise.

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  • Where'd You Go, Bernadette

    Where'd You Go, Bernadette

    ★★★★

    This might be a movie only Richard Linklater could make into something very good. In the wrong hands, even from someone promising, the unconventional and meandering idea could turn into a mumblecore shrug with a third act out of left field.

    That makes the marketing and title and framing device useful, because the late turn and mounting dread are secret weapons to an ending that works bizarrely well. With Laurence Fishburne and a whole lot of Billy Crudup as ringers,…

  • Isle of Dogs

    Isle of Dogs

    ★½

    I think I watched the wrong one.