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  • Full Metal Jacket

    Full Metal Jacket

    ★★★★½

    I finally, after watching this something like eight times over the last 20-plus years, more or less "get it." And I have neither the time nor the energy right now to explain what "it" is.

  • Mosaic

    Mosaic

    ★★★★

    Note: app version. Highly recommend ending with the segment on "Flora" (I think her name is, it's the maid)

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  • Welcome to the Punch

    Welcome to the Punch

    ★★★

    Review here. Still sad there's not a part where someone says, "Welcome to the punch!", then punches that person.

  • The Raid

    The Raid

    ★★★½

    Guys, this is fine. I know some of you have made a point of resisting it, even walking out on it, and that's acceptable. But ass-kickers that not only deliver the goods but don't do much else but ass-kicking don't come around every day, or every year, or every decade. There's some backstabbing and a SHOCKING revelation or two, but it's never pointlessly byzantine, and it's really all about getting from one smackdown -- usually with the aid of objects,…