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  • The Snowman

    The Snowman

    ★★

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

    #TheSnowman Went to see this because: Michael Fassbender / Producer Martin Scorsese / Editor Thelma Schoonmaker (editor for Scorsese)/ esmemble cast / Director - Tomas Alfredson / trailer / Location - Norway......
    5 mins in we get a car chase. Motivation of the chaser? > obvious green screen shot ? > car sinks into the icey lake with its driver emotionless.... (fade to black). My spidey sense: uh-oh.
    Detective Harry (Fassbender) thinks someone has broke into his apartment - he draws his…

  • It

    It

    ★★½

    Great cast! Solid cinematography (Except for the exteriors of the Well House. Looked like an episode of Goosebumps - maybe more of an art direction thing).
    Scary - no.
    Plenty of creep factor.

  • Ghost in the Shell

    Ghost in the Shell

    "Most people are heartless about turtles because a turtle's heart will beat for hours after it has been cut up and butchered. But the old man thought, I have such a heart." - The Old Man And The Sea by Ernest Hemingway
    (Unfortunately the film has more to do with the marlin the Old Man catches and not the above passage.)
    Clint Mansell & Lorne Balfe score, Major/Kuze interactions and production design held my interest -but- so much of the story feels nibbled on from past films and TV shows.

  • Baby Driver

    Baby Driver

    ★★★★

    Anything worth doin' is worth doin' (W)right.
    Gotta love that commitment to style Edgar Wright has (opening credits shot - F-yeah!). The visuals/sounds all feel inspired (including the cast - sweet cameo halfway through the film).
    Simple/Stylish/Steve-McQueen-Vibe