• The Blues Brothers

    The Blues Brothers

    ★★★★★

    The first movie I ever bought for myself—saved up all summer and purchased it along with a TV/VCR combo from Service Merchandise. I still remember the packages coming down from the 2nd floor department store conveyor belt.

    Magic.

  • The Great Outdoors

    The Great Outdoors

    ★★★½

    “I don't want to hear anything else about anyone blowing anything out of their ass”

  • The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

    The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

    ★★★

    Paddington 2 is incredible.

  • K.G.F: Chapter 2

    K.G.F: Chapter 2

    ★★★

    one man.
    every suit color combo imaginable.

  • The Batman

    The Batman

    ★★★★

    This was fun! I wonder if I’d have enjoyed it even more w/o the batsuit or superhero stuff 🤷‍♂️

    But keep the car. And just put that bit where it growls like the furnace from Home Alone when it starts up on repeat.

  • Nightmare Alley

    Nightmare Alley

    ★★★★

    Yea it sorta trudges along, but I enjoyed it—feeling the era of movies that inspired it throughout.

  • Home Alone

    Home Alone

    ★★★★★

    Kids were so frustrated that mac & cheese went to waste

  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    ★★½

    I forgot to log this—I vaguely remember thinking miyazaki-lite tho

  • The Beatles: Get Back

    The Beatles: Get Back

    ★★★★

    “I’ve farted.”

    ”I thought I’d just let you know.”

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    ★★★

    nostalgia stars!

  • The Harder They Fall

    The Harder They Fall

    ★★★★

    Whenever ppl talk about who should be the next batman, bond, bourne, whatever—the first person that comes to mind is Regina King.

  • Dune

    Dune

    ★★★★★

    I love the book(s) and I love what Denis Villeneuve and team have accomplished—couldn’t ask for more. Thoughts after first viewing:

    * how’d they establish the politics, environment, culture, and sci-if terminology so smoothly!?
    * that spaceship is the coolest I have ever seen
    * oh no that one! is it made of concrete!? stone?!
    * mmmmm architecture and texture and light
    * look at all these massive doors!
    * look at all these massive doors on spaceships!
    * that…