Drew has written 4 reviews for films rated ★★★★ during 2022.

  • Jaws

    Jaws

    ★★★★

    An accurate depiction, to this day, of what happens when you ask the mayor of a U.S. city to prevent the loss of human life.

  • Crimes of the Future

    Crimes of the Future

    ★★★★

    Hands down the most David Cronenberg™ film that Cronenberg has birthed this century. It nicely ties together a few ideas that've stuck with me from Annihilation, Evolution (2015), and That Episode of Invader Zim. Fans of eXistenZ, Crash, or Dead Ringers will feel right at home in the unsettling, antiseptic world Cronenberg builds, but his preoccupations here most remind me of his adaptation of Cosmopolis. Here once again is a capitalist world locked in a cycle of self-destruction and transformation.…

  • Inland Empire

    Inland Empire

    ★★★★

    David Lynch is the only director who understands the dramatic potential of Laura Dern's face.

  • Memoria

    Memoria

    ★★★★

    The first time it happened, my dumb ass thought someone slammed the theater door, even though I was sitting there waiting for it happen. And the studio scene? Perfect.

    A terrific film to be starting to fall asleep to.