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  • Annihilation

    Annihilation

    ★★★★½

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

    I get it. 
    Felt connected to this movie in a rare way similar to Aronofsky’s The Fountain (my favorite all-time film). It’s something like a modern day Abyss, and resonated thematically as an allegory for the human disease of self destruction, cancer, insatiable hunger. On a quest for some beautiful thing we can’t quite put our finger on but know is real - so we just seek and imitate and evolve. The deep and heavy brilliance of this film will…

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    The Grand Budapest Hotel

    ★★★★½

    Must be viewed multiple times. Gets markedly better and more remarkable / beautiful each time. A genuine masterpiece of modern art direction and creative storytelling.

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  • Pumping Iron

    Pumping Iron

    ★★★★★

    Among the very best Docs I've seen. Staggering footage collides with unbelievably relevant content; attitudes and messages that have never been more poignant. Heartbreakingly excellent.