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  • Brüno

    Brüno

    ★★

    It's safe to say I didn't enjoy this one as much as Borat. Sure it has some funny moments and Baron Cohen is a great screen presence, but the humor felt forced. It's like they tried to make Borat again, but this one wasn't that good. I don't really see myself watching this again.

  • Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

    Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

    ★★★★½

    Shock humor at its finest. An hour and a half of balls to the wall humor that had me laughing my ass off give it a watch, but not if you're easily offended.

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  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★★

    La La Land represents everything I love about cinema. 

    Its goal was to make a love letter to classic cinema and it succeeded. It wasn't trying to set up a universe, wasn't trying to get a point across, it was just trying to be a good movie and it does that and more. 

    Everything from its whimsicality to the impeccable dance routines had me in awe when I first saw the film, and had me in awe on the rewatch.…

  • 20th Century Women

    20th Century Women

    ★★★★★

    There are films that are masterpieces, but they usually fall into two categories. 

    The first category is when a film is a masterpiece based on the filmmaking itself. It could have a very great script, direction, acting and score, therefore I'd give it a five based on those principles alone. And much like any other film, I have to really enjoy it for it to be a five star film. 

    Then there are the films that I relate to. Either…