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  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★★★★

    i guess it should be no surprise that with my recent disapprobation of franchises and blockbuster cinema (which i will write about extensively soon) my favorite Star Wars film is the non Star Wars film. while still keeping the breathtaking cinematography, and larger than life set pieces, it strips away nearly everything else, developing these characters like actual people rather than treating them like exemplar warriors who solely exist to do tricks. Both Rey and Kylo Ren seem to want…

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  • The King of Staten Island

    The King of Staten Island

    ★★★★

    tell my sister i know she’s my mother

  • Hostel: Part II

    Hostel: Part II

    ★★★★

    A gratuitous, rage filled horror comedy that’s basically an exercise in augmented pessimism. Subtlety isn’t in Roth’s dictionary, but the film is all the better for it. Great film.

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  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    ★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    pros: • Leo is so fucking good, the best he’s been in years. seeing him inserted into all those shows and films just further proves how much of a treasure he is. 

    * I really appreciate not using Tate solely as a plot device, but having her float through the film, handled with care and showing just how much of sweetheart she is. an homage to sharon. 

    * Brad Pitt is also charismatic as fuck, stealing every scene he’s in,…

  • Justice League

    Justice League

    ★★

    tfw when a friend from school asks you to make sure his homework is right and turn it in because he can't make it, but you double check the homework and change answers that you think are incorrect and he fails