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  • The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

    The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

    ★★★★★

    In my opinion, “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” is not one of the better Western stories told on film.........it’s six of them. With each tale increasingly better than the last, The Coens have outdone themselves (or at the very least matched their past peaks). The sextet of stories perfectly captures the often fatal, nihilistic, and cruel (but also at times funny and beautiful) elements of the Old West, with each yarn’s uniquely memorable themes, musical motifs, characters, and morals (or…

  • Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion

    Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion

    ★★★★

    Everything a movie should be! DAYUM!!!

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  • Cemetery Man

    Cemetery Man

    ★★★★★

    The Run-On Sentence:
    A surreal descent into madness in a macabre, comic, and truly bizarre (yet oddly beautiful and sad) meditation on love, sex, and death (but mostly death) based on a novel by Tiziano Sclano (of Dylan Dog fame) with some amazing shots, a catacomb's worth of gallows humor and a typically great and acerbic performance from Rupert Everett (which makes the film feel like "Withnail and I" meets "Dead Alive") make Cemetery Man (aka Dellamorte Dellamore) an experience…

  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    ★★★

    The Run-On Sentence:
    The fear that a new Star Wars merely a year after the last one would soon lead to a new trend of annual Disney onslaught that will ultimately lead this lifelong (and often cynical) fan of the franchise to eventually become fatigued and disillusioned with the series has been quelled (or at least postponed) by this surprisingly good, though still relatively safe and familiar, ride through what could easily have been an adventure out of one of…