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  • Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Solo: A Star Wars Story

    ★★★★

    Upped my rating from 3.5 to 4.5.

    I postponed reviewing this the first as Han Solo is MY favorite character in Star Wars. I never wanted to be a Jedi or Luke as a kid, opting always to be Han. Han had the coolest ship, the best friend, the dopest of blasters, and he got the girl.

    Production woes and hoopla aside, I wanted to let the film breathe and re-watch it to go beyond my initial impression (so hard…

  • Destination Wedding

    Destination Wedding

    ★★★½

    Winona and Keanu arguing, chiding, loving, sexing, and being pretty funny. I’m cool with that.

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  • 50/50

    50/50

    ★★★★

    First things first: f@!k cancer.

    As someone who has come to terms with the idea (or is it fact?) that cancer is a real possibility to myself, and whose loved ones and friends have been directly affected by it, both for the bad and for the worst, this film was both one I was excited to see, but also dreaded to see.

    The cast drew me in first of course: Seth Rogen, the ever-excellent Joseph Gordon-Leavitt, Anna Kendrick (who was…

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★★★★½

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

    I f@#kin' loved it. As much as I did Blade Runner 2049. Two different visions of the future — one much more grounded in our world, and the other in a galaxy far, far away.

    Yet, one is much more of a human film, whilst the other is concerned with technology at large. Can you guess to which I refer?

    Trick question. Both.

    It's the first Star Wars film without a proper cliffhanger or continuation. In fact, I felt as…