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  • RoboCop

    RoboCop

    ★★★★

    Me after watching RoboCop: “Oh yeah, we need less guns on the street”

    Robocop takes place in a futuristic Detroit where nearly every criminal appears to have (though I’m no expert) a semi-automatic gun, which I suppose makes it more of modern Chicago (although, again, I'm no expert). Meanwhile, the cops have hand guns. The solution to the “cancer” of crime plaguing “old” Detroit from one of the senior executives of OCP, a company that traditionally has gotten into the…

  • Beauty and the Beast

    Beauty and the Beast

    ★★★★

    Disappointing only because it wasn't the greatest thing I've ever seen (frankly, not miles ahead of Zootopia or Frozen), Beauty and the Beast tells its fairy tale about not looking at skin-deep covers with streamlined clarity and strikingly colored frames.


    The HD transfer took a little getting used to as the characters moved rather apart from their surroundings (felt like the upgraded image made this more apparent; wouldn't prefer seeing those visuals in SD though), but damn if it ain't…

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★½

    Walter White couldn't make crystal meth as pure as this cinema.

  • The Nice Guys

    The Nice Guys

    ★★★★

    Shane Black makes it look easy.