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  • Gold Diggers of 1933

    Gold Diggers of 1933

    I always wondered how Busby Berkeley production numbers fit into the narrative and thematic logic of their surrounding movies. Answer: Just barely, and who cares!

  • 12 Angry Men

    12 Angry Men

    A passionately acted, inspiring, justly beloved tale of at least five counts of juror misconduct worthy of a mistrial.

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  • Birdman of Alcatraz

    Birdman of Alcatraz

    This movie's title can be thought of as title cards to its two halves. In part 1, "Birdman," Burt Lancaster has birds, and the movie is super interesting. In part 2, "... of Alcatraz," Burt Lancaster is in Alcatraz, has no birds, and the movie is no longer interesting.

  • The Sandlot

    The Sandlot

    Mostly as great as I remembered. It is distractingly apparent in the final chase scene that the Beast has not been neutered.