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  • We Need to Talk About Kevin

    We Need to Talk About Kevin

    ★★★★

    I think red might be Lynne Ramsay’s favorite color.

    Furthermore, I don’t think I can ever hear the sound of a sprinkler again without feeling sick to my stomach.

  • Hereditary

    Hereditary

    ★★★★

    Somehow more terrifying on my second viewing than the first.  That’s an incredible achievement and something I can only say is true for this movie.  A rewatch is completely different, transforming this horribly unsettling movie into something more.  It becomes a terrible tragedy thick with layers of dramatic irony, which only makes the experience more dreadful.

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  • Wonder Woman

    Wonder Woman

    ★★½

    "Now I will just have to DESTROY YOU!!!!!"

    Jesus H. Christ.  Why, DC? Just... why.

    I have no idea where all this extremely positive reception is coming from.  This movie was bad.  Like, barely better than Suicide Squad bad.  People have been saying that this movie has broken the DC film losing streak, but I strongly disagree.

    The pacing was extremely slow.  Much too slow.  The CGI was passable at best, but usually pretty awful, which is simply inexcusable, especially…

  • Alien: Covenant

    Alien: Covenant

    ★★★½

    "Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair."

    This was a very good science fiction film.  It suffered from the same slow pacing in the first act as did the original Alien, but quickly picked up during the second act and culminated well in the final act.  I can say with complete certainty that you need to have seen Prometheus to fully enjoy this movie.  Which is to be expected, as Ridley Scott has already said many times that Covenant