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  • Annabelle: Creation

    Annabelle: Creation

    ★★★

    Better than expected, still doesn't convince me that Sandberg can handle a full length feature yet.

  • Atomic Blonde

    Atomic Blonde

    ★★★

    JOHN WICK has ruined action films. This is the female version of JOHN WICK without the balletic grace and immediacy. Put a woman in the director's seat of a female-led action film and that would be something to truly behold, I think.

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  • Free Fire

    Free Fire

    ★★★★

    Enclosed space. Well drawn characters. A whodunit twist thrown in to unbalance the audience. A lot of shooting. A lot of missing. A lot of ricochets. A lot of crawling around with minor (and major) gun-related injuries. This may have been the perfect movie for me. I need to see it again to make sure. All I know is Ben Wheatley is a beast.

  • Believe Me

    Believe Me

    ★★★½

    "Christian film" is such a combative term on both sides of the divide. There are those who hear that description and automatically presuppose the film's suckiness--and that goes for both believer and nonbeliever alike. Then there are those who hear the term and embrace it with all of the voracity they can muster and expect to have nice, tidy happy endings--this is only believers. Believe Me will disappoint both crowds.

    First, it isn't sucky, at all. Matter of fact, it…