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  • Palm Springs

    Palm Springs

    ★★★★★

    Palm Springs is so good and dark and fun and sad and poetic

    I’m completely fine with Andy Samberg and pals just making movies and little shorts and specials that are better than 90 pct of mainstream Hollywood. Whether it be this or Brigsby Bear (cause that’s in the same essence as this) or Popstar/Bash Brothers or 7 Days in Hell/Tour de Pharmacy. Just every year or so make something and knock it out of the park.

  • Scoob!

    Scoob!

    ★★★

    In the 2020 movie Scoob! Shaggy and Scooby sing "Shallow" in front of Simon Cowell, played by himself.

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  • Manchester by the Sea

    Manchester by the Sea

    ★★★★

    It's my fault I didn't like this movie more

    I haven't lived through any of these experiences, so I'm sure for some people this movie really hit home, but for me it was just "my life sucks" for two hours and nothing really changed throughout the film.  

    I can't even say I've never lived through the experiences, because I never lived through the experiences of anything in Moonlight, but that's my favorite film of 2016.  There was just some…

  • Moana

    Moana

    ★★★★½

    I love this movie so much. Comparing it to recent Disney movies of this type, it's better than Frozen and Tangled by a mile. Having not seen Winnie the Pooh (2011) it's the best Disney movie of the decade if Zootopia didn't exist. So that's where it falls on recent Disney movies.

    I do think the thing that pushes it over the top of some other recent animated movies are the songs. Which when your songs are written by Lin-Manuel…