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  • The Shape of Water

    The Shape of Water

    ★★★★½

    TIFF 2017: Film #12

    The Shape of Water is an absolute gem and Guillermo del Toro is a national treasure.

    Arguably Michael Shannon's best performance, which is saying something. Neck and neck with Take Shelter. Sally Hawkins is brilliant as well. She plays a mute woman and it's amazing how much she's able to convey without saying a single word. Richard Jenkins is the best he's been in a very long time. He oozes charm. Octavia Spencer is a breath…

  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    ★★★★½

    TIFF 2017: Film #3

    In contention for the best dark comedy I've ever seen. This will surely win the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. The script is brilliant. The dialogue is outstanding. This is flat out a superbly written film. Three Billboards balances comedy and tragedy like I've never seen before. One minute you're laughing hysterically and not even a few second slater you feel like shedding some tears. The balance among tones is incredible.

    Sam Rockwell is a revelation…

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  • It

    It

    ★★★★★

    Hands down the best time I've had at the movies all year. It is a fucking blast!

    Basically The Goonies with a demonic killer clown.

    The kid from Stranger Things steals the entire movie. His one liners were absolute gold. My sides were acing. He says this one line after the rock fight and I was crying real tears.

    All of the kids were exceptional. Every single kid knocks it out of the park. Everyone has their own distinct personalities,…

  • Interstellar

    Interstellar

    ★★★★★

    Oh. My. God.

    I have a headache, but it's the best headache I've ever had.