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  • A History of Violence

    A History of Violence

    ★★★★★

    a sober family drama meets a gangster film meets a superhero movie where the superhero's power is a talent for enacting violence

    in which masculinity & violence & male aggression are criticized and compassion & forgiveness & love & 69ing your wife are uplifted

    directed by one of our most interesting and underrated living directors and starring one of the greatest living actors in a tightwire act of a role

    what more could you want

  • Vacancy

    Vacancy

    shot, written, and directed so badly you’d think everyone involved had never made a movie before

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  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

    ★★★½

    every woman either died, showed her tits, or did both and half of them looked like the goth girl from ncis but werk

  • Spectre

    Spectre

    ★★½

    Film #8 of the November 2015 Scavenger Hunt Challenge
    Task #4: A film in a long running (three movies or more) movie franchise!

    Eeek. Eeek eek eek. Skyfall hinted at being a bridge between gritty origin story Bond and classic Bond and I guess I should have been taken that hint as more of a warning. Back to terribly written dialogue! Back to thin plots! Back to Bond women who are unconvincingly wooed (seriously, you hired Monica Bellucci just for…