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  • The Big Short

    The Big Short

    ★★★½

    As far as trifles go, this one is very good.

  • Good Time

    Good Time

    ★★★★½

    Just a constantly accelerating machine of anxiety. R Patz proves yet again that he’s one of the greatest working actors we have.

    "Some day, I swear, we’re gonna go to a place
    where we can do everything we want to,
    and we can pet the crocodiles."

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  • The Danish Girl

    The Danish Girl

    Handsomely mounted and entirely devoid of any kind of substance. Note to my cisgender friends, this is coming from a real life Certified Trans Woman™: you don't have to pretend to like this movie anymore. It's not very good.

    Full review here: dimthehouselights.com/2015/12/the-danish-girl/

  • I Love You, Daddy

    I Love You, Daddy

    Obviously, my watching of this can't help but be impacted by the recent news around CK, though to be real that was news I already knew about for years, so it's not like the context for me personally is drastically different.

    In the best of light, this is a very unfocused episode of Louie, loose and awkwardly paced but with all the same halting rhythm. I like Louie (the show) well enough, but the tics that CK falls back on…