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  • The Commuter

    The Commuter

    ★★★★

    First of all, I am deeply, deeply disappointed in my father, Liam Neeson, for expressing any sort of opinion even close to saying that the #MeToo movement is getting out of hand. SHUT UP. SHUT UP. SHUT UP. Don't do that, Liam. Here's hoping he learns to not speak that nonsense.

    Secondly, I have to mention how horrified I was watching the trailers for films that played before this screening. Some were movies I didn't even know existed. And, as…

  • Josie and the Pussycats

    Josie and the Pussycats

    ★★★★★

    OMG. THIS IS THE GREATEST THING.

    I wish I had seen it years ago.

    Watching this with Malakie, Sophie, Maddie, and Paul while eating Wensleydale cheese was the definition of life-affirming.

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  • Godless

    Godless

    I AM SO ANGRY AT THIS ENTIRE THING I CANNOT EVEN DESCRIBE. MY HOUSEMATE DEFINITELY JUST HEARD MY SCREAMS.

    The absolute worst case of false advertising I have seen in an age.

    The worst, because Netflix's goddamn trailer played up every single thing to make me think I would love this goddamn thing.

    I turned on Netflix on Thanksgiving morning, because I had a blessed morning off (the first morning off in forever), and a trailer for this Netflix original…

  • mother!

    mother!

    ½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Wow. Aronofsky. Yeah. I, too, have read the book of Genesis. However, no one gave me millions of dollars to make a shallow, clunky, unoriginal allegory of it.

    This wasn't transgressive or statement-making art.

    This was somehow a half-attempted critique of God (whoa! Is He evil like the devil?! How original.) and organized religion. Yet, it followed the very script of patriarchal, misogynistic interpretations of Genesis exactly. The moment Eve showed up in guise of Michelle Pfeiffer as a seductrous…