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  • Hustlers

    Hustlers

    ★★★½

    It takes a while to get going, but once it did, this was fuuuuun (I was drunk also though, so)

    Constance Wu and Jennifer Lopez are absolute powerhouses. I’m into anything that looks at ‘taboo’ lifestyle choices in a manner a la Trainspotting; exploring it on a human level, neither celebrating or condoning it, just presenting it, and it’s consequences, as is. Especially against the backdrop of the 2008 recession, which sets the stage terrifically. 

    It’s a bit flat, though,…

  • The Lion King

    The Lion King

    bad

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  • Mac and Me

    Mac and Me

    ‘I wish we could see the movie the composer THOUGHT he was making the music for.’

    MST3K Gauntlet, baby! All in all a solid start to a new season with some memorable riffs.

  • Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    ★★★★½

    Seen on 70mm 
    It starts. It doesn't let up until it ends. The characters are all at arms-length, yes, but in a way it feels more like an   experience than a traditional film. It's visual, it's visceral, it's a simple narrative, but it's structure kept me engaged, and took me a little bit to decipher. It didn't overstay it's welcome, and felt far shorter than it actually was. The only moment that took me out was some of the dialogue…