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  • Microhabitat

    Microhabitat

    ★★★½

    Doesn't quite live up to its intriguing premise, a woman chooses homelessness when price increases make sustaining her budget of cigarettes, whiskey and rent unsustainable. She couches surfs from one former college bandmate to another, all miserable in their own way while she remains pure, the only one of her peers not to compromise her independence and joy in life's most basic consumptive pleasures. Jeon Gowoon's directorial debut, she has a warm eye for colors, and the film's melancholy is…

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Solo: A Star Wars Story

    ★★★½

    Took the kids to see this. They liked it. It remains totally fine.

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  • Jupiter Ascending

    Jupiter Ascending

    ★★★★

    I don't know what to make of a world that rejects this and adores every Marvel movie. Things don't make sense to me.

  • The Theory of Everything

    The Theory of Everything

    ★½

    Undecided as to which is more offensive:

    1. The implication that Hawking's work can only be understood, or even be relevant to us, an audience of normal dumb people, in how it validates or invalidates our concept of God.

    2. The depiction of infidelity in which Jane's is fraught and melodramatic, to the point that mere knocking on another man's tent causes her husband to collapse into coma and never speak again (someone should do the math on this causality…