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  • Ready Player One

    Ready Player One

    ★★★

    Congratulations Spielberg, you have successfully continued the “Asians only being useful for karate and ninja shit” in pop culture. 


    And in a world specifically conceived so that you can be anything you want, and still the Asians are still narratively forced to be exotic and mystical masters of the martial arts. 


    Otherwise, it was fine.

  • Before We Go

    Before We Go

    ★½

    I don't remember watching this.

  • Quiz Show

    Quiz Show

    ★★★

    I want to compliment this film... but I cannot.

    Quiz Show is a fantastically produced film. The story is true but interesting, the 50s atmosphere is perfectly realized, and the investigation plot is well-developed. However, above all, this film is a character study. It follows Van Doren, Goodwin, and Stemple in their search for truth and justice. However, the film cannot commit to any of these characters, and as a result, their arcs and personal stories feel half-baked at best.…

  • Ray

    Ray

    ★★★

    A compelling human drama that turns into a five-course meal garnered with melodrama, fine performances bolster the film and make the 2hr35m wait for the end worth it.