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  • Thunderball

    Thunderball

    ★★★½

    STEVEN'S BOND-A-THON #4/24:

    "Do you mind if my friend sits this one out? She's just dead." - James Bond

    Great film but holy shit it just goes on way too long. The underwater sequences look great even today but they really overstay their welcome and end up dragging the last 20 minutes out. 

    Some great one-liners by Bond and has one of my favorite Bond-villain exchanges:

    Bond: "That gun, it looks more fitting for a woman."

    Largo: "You know much…

  • Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness

    Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness

    ★★½

    "Hey, all you cool cats and kittens!" - Carole Baskins

    Netflix's latest hit, Tiger King, is the perfect quarantine time-killer. At just under seven hours, it's easy to get lost in the world it creates. The people are incredibly unique and over-the-top (almost to the point where it's hard to believe that they're actual living people), the plot is filled with twist and turns and wild adventures that are almost too hard to believe. It's shocking, engaging and endlessly meme-able.…

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  • 1917

    1917

    ★★★★½

    On the technical side of filmmaking, this is arguably the best film of the year. Beautifully shot, smartly edited, brilliantly acted and directed, 1917 is one of the best films of the year.

    It’s messages and themes are powerful and resounding, with its depiction of war both harrowing and nightmarish. War is hell, and this film does an excellent job of showing not just how hellish it is, but how pointless it is as well. 

    Go watch this film on…

  • Dear Basketball

    Dear Basketball

    ★★★★★

    Thank you, Kobe. Thank you for the passion your brought to not just the game of basketball,  hr everything you did. Thank you for being an inspiration to myself and millions of others. Thank you for showing time and time again that no matter the odds, through hard work and perseverance, anything is possible. 

    I type this with tears coming down my face after watching this film. Your legacy will love in forever. 

    Rest In Peace, Kobe Bryant.