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  • The Hunt for Red October

    The Hunt for Red October

    ★★★★½

    This instilled itself at an early age in me as maybe the first smart and complex drama I ever watched amongst the rise of blockbusters with a lot less to offer and even if a little more flawed upon scrutiny not much has changed as to how I feel about it, so yes, while no longer my favorite film, this is still an exhilarating favorite. Pretty much perfect in structure and pacing, the drama and thriller aspects only outweigh the…

  • The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society

    The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society

    While visually competent, everything else in the film is a trifecta of predictable, melodramatic and uncompelling. That which concerns itself with war is underplayed and that which concerns itself with grumbling peculiarities of the central cast is, well...the entire film. The more dramatic moments of weight can be seen a mile away and speaking of vision, composing oneself in a manner such as a Danny Cohen x Tom Hooper film under the circumstances certainly doesn't contribute to my thinking the…

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  • Mulholland Drive

    Mulholland Drive

    ★★★★★

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

    See I told you there was nothing to be afraid of“ 👀

    I go into this review knowing it’s kind of a futile effort to try and analyze Mulholland Drive at this point, and I’m not even talking about the fact they’re already are so many vastly superior reviews that exist on the website alone, just that nothing really should or needs to be said, it’s a Lynch film that all but explains itself and thereby says all that need…

  • Annie Hall

    Annie Hall

    ★★★★★

    “You, you, you’re like New York, Jewish, left-wing, liberal, intellectual, Central Park West, Brandeis University, the socialist summer camps and the, the father with the Ben Shahn drawings, right, and the really, y’ know, strike-oriented kind of, red diaper, stop me before I make a complete imbecile of myself.
    Right, I’m a bigot, but for the left...“

    I’ve been trying for the last, I guess twenty hours now to think of a way to describe Annie Hall, and sure, it’s…