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  • The Quake

    The Quake

    ★★

    I loved The Wave, this one took me three nights to finish.

    I know he's a seismologist, but still- the same guy having *another* catastrophic event happen to him specifically (and literally one other character outside his family that we know in the entire movie) smacks of 'how do all these murders keep happening around Jessica Fletcher in Murder She Wrote?' levels of contrivance.
    I like the idea of showing the traumatic fallout for a survivor of a natural disaster,…

  • The Swarm

    The Swarm

    ★★

    For the love of god please stop referring to the swarm as "Africans", how was that ok even in 1978?

    Also this movie had no business being 2.5 hours long.

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★★

    Under embargo and all I'm allowed to say is this:

    Holy fuck.

  • Spring

    Spring

    ★★★★

    The best love stories of the past few years have had one foot in romance and the other squarely in the realm of the supernatural.

    With Jarmusch’s Only Lovers Left Alive last year exploring how people become interconnected over time as love ripens and matures, and now Spring's examination of the tender, playful, messy intoxication of falling in love and choosing to commit to whatever may be on the other side of the rose-colored beginning, it seems we need monsters…