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  • Space Is the Place

    Space Is the Place

    ★★★★½

    After watching this amazing whatsit mashup of Sun Ra's Berkeley lectures, concert performance, no budget sci-fi, conspiracy thriller, blaxploitation action, and Bay Area docudrama, I want magick jazz aliens to use the freeing power of music to teleport me from this stupid rock to a spaceship bound for a better galaxy. ABDUCT ME!!!!!!

  • Ghost World

    Ghost World

    ★★★★★

    I can’t believe this movie is almost 20 years old. I wonder what Enid’s life would’ve been like if she had the internet and could’ve accessed Soulseek or the Terminal Boredom forum instead of buying bootleg tapes from annoying people. Life might have felt less confining in nowheresville suburbia. Which, while watching this as a teen, looked EXACTLY like central New Jersey. But all the chain restaurants and gross parking lots and bland hospitals and sports bars could be Austin…

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  • Suspiria

    Suspiria

    ★★★

    Took me half a week to finally log a review for this remake 'cause it's so exhausting. Luca G's Suspiria is kind of a mess that tries to do way too much without really hitting any mark over a bloated span of nearly three hours. I dug the oppressive cold restrained vibe and authentic feeling '70s aesthetic from the fashions to striking locations to the camerawork full of zooms and sustained takes. Most of the movie nails a sort of…

  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

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

    Batman and Superman stop fighting because they both realize their moms are named Martha. That actually happens in this movie.