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  • It Comes at Night

    It Comes at Night

    ★★★

    I enjoyed my viewing but this was a pretty run of the mill film for me. I kind of get doing an apocalyptic film and not wanting to over plot it. There is a difference between too much plot and none though and this film goes too far in the other direction. So much so that there isn't really anything to latch on to. The visuals are pretty great. I love the house and how Shults's camera is so tight…

  • Mustang

    Mustang

    ★★★

    Hard not to watch this and call it a very effective film. It's mind numbing enough to think that lots of cultures used to treat their children and women this way. Way more so when you consider how much of this still goes on. Humans still have a hard time walking that line between instilling values into our young and straight out forcing what we think they should want down their throat. Here it is straight up abuse and seems…

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  • Gravity

    Gravity

    ★★★★★

    "Gravity is an experiment in minimalist blockbuster film making."-Sound On Sight podcast

    I heard this quote just a few minutes after leaving the theater, and I love it. First off I love it because it is true and secondly I love it because Gravity succeeds in a big way. Gravity proves that you can make a big budget film,with movie stars, that relies more on aesthetics than narrative, and that movie can be original, entertaining, and bottom line awesome. Gravity…

  • Edge of Tomorrow

    Edge of Tomorrow

    ★★★½

    I almost didn't go see Edge Of Tomorrow in the theater. I had trailer burn out from the number of times I was subjected to the trailer for this movie. The first time I saw it I thought it could be good, then came the next dozen times. I heard the "Sci-fi Groundhog Day" talk and I was about as disinterested as I could get. Thankfully the tomato meter and some twitter buzz brought me back around. I was able…