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  • Paprika

    Paprika

    ★★★★★

    I watched this today and it was the best anime movie I've seen in 20 years. Maybe more.

    Pure excellence in every department. Stunning.

  • Fist of the North Star

    Fist of the North Star

    ★★★

    That moment when Kenshiro drops an entire skyscraper on his own head so he can continue to walk right through it. Then a guy tries to stab him.

    GIMME MY LIFE! GIMME MY ENERGY!

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  • Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

    Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

    ★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Though the film carries some visual splendor and artistic glamour, a misguided series of casting choices, narrative decisions and weak CGI cripple a movie that was so important that it needed to hit it clear out of the park like none other.

    When an industrial dispute shuts down trade to the planet Naboo, A wise Jedi, Qi-Gong (Liam Neeson) and his protege Obi-Wan (Ewan McGregor), are dispatched by the Jedi council to investigate the situation, stalked by deadly Sith warrior…

  • Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films

    Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films

    ★★★★

    Excellent, inspiring and cautionary, Electric Boogaloo tells a fast, funny and fascinating story of the full-steam ahead mindset of the two men for whom the machine gun was the ultimate marketing tool.

    Electric Boogaloo is one of two documentaries telling the story of Cannon Films, the seat-of-the-pants production company run by Israeli immigrants Menahem Golan and Yoran Globus. The documentary is a whistle-stop look at the company from birth to death, punctuated with incredible and often hilarious stories of the…