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  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

    ★★★★★

    Director Denis Villeneuve was the one aspect that most solidified my faith in this revelatory sequel to the beloved 1982 Ridley Scott-helmed classic, Blade Runner, and I couldn't be happier that it lived up to - actually, even exceeded - my already extremely high expectations. Villeneuve is, in my opinion, one of the best and most exciting working directors around these days and he puts his all into this dazzling effort. Even though I saw it over 24 hours ago…

  • The Handmaiden

    The Handmaiden

    ★★★★★

    I had put off watching this until I could get my filthy paws on the "Extended Version" and once my copy of the Artificial Eye release got here from the U.K., it became abundantly clear just how excited I was to be seeing a new Park Chan-wook film that I had heard nothing but great things about. Luckily, it did not dissatisfy in the least.

    The Handmaiden is, in my opinion, flawless. The cinematography is exquisite, the acting phenomenal; from…

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  • Interstellar

    Interstellar

    ★★★★★

    I wanted to experience this for the first time in the most spectacular way possible, and the closest place near me to do that was The Franklin Institute in Philly, on it's giant domed IMAX screen. Unfortunately, my friend and I didn't think to get there early to acquire the best seats (which are at the very top, or at least towards it) and we were stuck near the bottom, where you have to crane your neck to see the…

  • Inside Llewyn Davis

    Inside Llewyn Davis

    ★★★★★

    I'll keep this short (I love how I say it as if all of my reviews are incredibly in-depth and lengthy) since I feel like I'll be passing out from exhaustion at any moment, but finally got around to watching this. I've been looking forward to seeing the Coen Brothers' Inside Llewyn Davis ever since I first heard about it, which is usually how it is for me whenever they have a new film coming out. But this is definitely…