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  • Mifune: The Last Samurai

    Mifune: The Last Samurai

    ★★★½

    I would've liked more depth, but perhaps Mifune's private nature means we'll never have an intimate portrait. A little underwhelming but very, very welcome.

  • The Babushkas of Chernobyl

    The Babushkas of Chernobyl

    ★★★★

    This profile on the community of elderly women who have returned home to the toxic Exclusion Zone is both fascinating and inspiring, and offers a real-life counterpoint to the popularized action and horror depictions from video games and movies of the last decade.

    Review: cinapse.co/4da5a8892926

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  • Ernest Scared Stupid

    Ernest Scared Stupid

    ★★★½

    12-year-old Me: ★★★★★
    32-year-old Me: ★★
    Composite Score: ★★★½

    I can live with that.

  • Gravity

    Gravity

    ★★★★½

    I've been waiting anxiously seven years for Alfonso Cuarón to bless us again. It's been that long since Children Of Men, a film so phenomenal and powerful that it changed the way I view and think about movies. It was one of my first HD-DVD purchases, and went on to become the most watched in my collection until the format eventually succumbed to Blu-Ray.

    Gravity is likewise an astounding and absolutely gorgeous film, and regardless of how you may end…