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  • Melvin and Howard

    Melvin and Howard

    ★★★★★

    For some people, no matter how good things get, things just don't get better.

  • Funny Face

    Funny Face

    ★★★★★

    Not a hair out of place.

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  • Live by Night

    Live by Night

    ½

    Ben Affleck realized he had a lot of hats so he decided to make a movie.

  • Bringing Out the Dead

    Bringing Out the Dead

    ★★★★½

    Truly an astonishing film about the burden of empathy. Nicholas Cage delivers a performance of equal parts introversion and extroversion as Frank, a paramedic struggling with the emotional weight of his work. Part way through the film, Frank realizes that his job is less about saving lives, and more about bearing witness to death, a theme that is explored throughout. The narrative is mostly derived from the juxtaposition between Frank and his partners varying coping mechanisms. Each paramedic is captured…