Big fan of movies. Films, too, if you can believe it.
Still a little incoherent for my liking - obviously a movie like this should be as balls to the walls as possible, but I'd still, y'know, like to actually see what's going on if I could - Transporter 2 is a significant step up from the first film in that it fully leans into the hyper absurdity of the premise. This is a movie where, in order to get a bomb off the underside of his car, Jason Statham flips…
"I understand context."
Okay, so listen. Reviews for this thing have been golden. It has a 90% rating on Rotten Tomatoes at time of writing, which does seem to reflect what most audiences are feeling about it right now. It's getting praise left and right. Kelvin Harrison Jr, so good in It Comes at Night, seems primed to break out via this movie. It's packed to the gills with stars. It's a psychological thriller that directly attacks social ills, which…
Moonlight was one of those movies that seemed to just seismically explode into the cultural conversation, so much so that even normal people who don't talk and think about films 24/7 heard about it. It's always neat when that happens with a movie, and it's even more neat when the movie itself actually does live up to the hype. I actually distinctly remember the first time I saw this, thinking the public had overhyped it to a certain extent; yes,…