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  • Blade

    Blade

    ★★★★

    I'm sad we don't have more vampire movies whose villains look like dot-com investors after a 3-day coke binge. This rules.

  • Dark City

    Dark City

    ★★★½

    Okay, gotta get some stuff out of the way: Rufus Sewell is very bad in this. I have no idea what Kiefer Sutherland is, aside from constantly and conspicuously out of breath. The writing leaves something to be desired, especially at the (fairly icky) end, and Jennifer Connelly is underused.

    There's something pretty great going on here, though. There's a lot of goofiness (The Strangers look silly, especially in groups, especially when flying) but it's all played totally straight in…

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  • The Shape of Water

    The Shape of Water

    Obviously haven't seen this yet but hear me out:

    *clears throat*

    The Begilled

  • mother!

    mother!

    ★★★★★

    I don't know if it's profound, I'm not even sure it's very smart, but I do know that I saw a bunch of shit I've never seen before and that my body felt like jelly afterwards, and that's all I can really ask of a movie. I have to watch Black Swan again to confirm, but I have a hunch this may be my new favorite Aronofsky. I'm a little perplexed because this is not wholly unlike The Fountain in…