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  • Brigsby Bear

    Brigsby Bear

    ★★★★

    Might just be the sweetest movie of 2017.
    It's not remarkable, but it's a beautiful ode to the importance of creativity, support, love and friendship, it put a big smile on my face.

  • Good Time

    Good Time

    ★★★★½

    I've never done drugs before, but I can imagine it feels something like watching this film?

    The Safdie brothers have created a truly special piece of art here. It's like early Martin Scorsese fucked Michael Mann to create an entirely unique experience.

    It's a look at the scum that's swept under the rug, the trash human beings that we generally ignore. Connie Nikas is a selfish petty criminal who we follow on a slimy, desperate night after a bank robbery…

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  • American Made

    American Made

    ★★★★½

    It's so good that it made me forget that Tom Cruise was even in The Mummy.

  • The Snowman

    The Snowman

    From the legendary Thelma Schoonmaker, comes what I can honestly say is one of the most poorly edited films of all time. And that's just the tip of the iceberg of this trainwreck's problems.

    Directed by Tomas Alfredson and starring some of the best European actors working today, this should've been a thriller masterpiece. It's an incoherent fucking mess.

    Fassbender, one of my favorite actors, phones it in as detective Harry Hole. 
    Yes his name is Harry Hole.
    Despite all…