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  • The Old Man & the Gun

    The Old Man & the Gun

    ★★★★

    I could have sat right in my seat and watched the next screening. I loved it SO much!

  • Halloween

    Halloween

    ★★

    Completely stupid. Poor Jamie Lee.

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  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name

    ★★★★★

    Bravo! Pure, passionate, cinematic perfection. Luca Guadagnino, an existential romantic on par with Bertolucci and Sorrentino, has done it again! ❤️


    "Call Me By Your Name" is something to behold. It affected me deeply. There's a rawness to it, and yet a profound lyricism. There's beauty in its introspective view of longing and observant search for affection, and still a ripe carnality to its depiction of the loss of sexual innocence. Multiple times throughout this beautiful affair, the movie took…

  • A Star Is Born

    A Star Is Born

    ★★★

    It's a good movie. But, don't believe the hype; "A Star is Born" is far from greatness. It's going to be huge with mainstream audiences, but how many hugely popular movies are actually great movies?

    Lady Gaga is fine as an actor. Bradley Cooper is as appealing as ever, but what he does here is more impersonation than performance. Sam Elliott, D.J. "Shangela" Pierce, and Willam Belli are likable in small supporting roles.

    The lensing is handsome, while the direction…