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  • The Night Before

    The Night Before

    ★★★★

    God bless comedies like this. The filmmakers and actors knew exactly what it took to make a legitimately funny, drug-filled ride, while still keeping that Christmas feel completely intact.

  • Krampus

    Krampus

    ★★★

    For all of the goofy moments and cringe that comes with a film like this, I couldn't help but find myself entertained. Honestly, it's a cool throwback to B-movies with an interesting holiday spin. Relatively harmless fare, just get ready to settle in for a lot of cheese when watching this.

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  • Black Panther

    Black Panther

    ★★★★★

    I never thought the day would come when something Marvel could top The Winter Soldier, but here we are, folks. Sure, not everything is perfect, but there is so much to enjoy. Ryan Coogler was the absolute perfect choice to direct this - the studio finally had the balls to let a director other than James Gunn have a vision, and it pays off tenfold. This is a rich celebration of culture, diversity, great storytelling. It has its own identity,…

  • Phantom Thread

    Phantom Thread

    ★★★★★

    Bittersweet end for Day-Lewis, but he couldn't have gone out on a better note. Everything about this is just pure perfection, even if it doesn't have as much vibrato as PTA's other films. If this doesn't at least win best Costume Design, I'll be pissed.