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  • Game Night

    Game Night


    It’s The Game, but a comedy!

    But seriously, this was a pleasant surprise. An in-over-their-head comedy/thriller that gives every member of its expansive cast a moment to shine. Bateman and McAdams are obviously dynamite, and it’s refreshing to see undervalued television players like Sharon Horgan and Lamorne Morris get some big screen airtime, but it’s Jesse Plemmons who runs away with this thing and doesn’t look back. As the premier player of creepy, socially handicapped wackos, Plemmons gets to play…

  • Red Sparrow

    Red Sparrow


    Felt like knockoff Stieg Larsson directed by someone attempting their best Fincher. Would have preferred it to lean more into the Verhoeven or De Palma realm. Some have labeled this “fun” and “pulpy,” but I found that it lacked self-awareness and pretty much went through all of the expected motions. Cast is mostly just there, except Charlotte Rampling who is great and underused. Really well photographed by Jo Willems, I just wish Francis Lawrence’s style wasn’t so placid. After so…

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  • Fifty Shades Darker

    Fifty Shades Darker

    I've watched pornography with more drama.

  • Phantom Thread

    Phantom Thread


    Like all Anderson films, this one laps itself on a rewatch. Being hip to the film’s angle definitely helps, but so does a fully invested audence that is eating up everything Anderson’s putting out, just like Day-Lewis’ ravenous Reynolds Woodcock.

    Having already seen this on 35mm, I couldn’t let the opportunity to see it on 70mm pass by. Lit and composed to perfection by Anderson himself and a killer team of camera operators, it’s clear that Phantom Thread was shot…