The Lost City of Z (4 out of 4 stars)

The Lost City of Z (4 out of 4 stars)

★★★★ Movies like The Lost City of Z infuriate me. It’s not that the movie is bad. Actually, the movie is excellent, for reasons I’ll break down in just a moment. What angers me to my core about The Lost City of Z is that no one is going to see it. $100,000,000 of old-fashioned, […]

Review: Ghost in the Shell (3 out of 4 stars)

Review: Ghost in the Shell (3 out of 4 stars)

The original Ghost in the Shell is a film that I admire and appreciate much more than I actually enjoy. Despite a multitude of excellent visuals, arresting action set pieces, and legitimately intelligent dialogue and subtext, it’s a film that in my opinion is set back by a deficiency in emotionally interesting characters and some […]

Movie micro reviews: Get Out, Logan & Kong: Skull Island

Movie micro reviews: Get Out, Logan & Kong: Skull Island

Get Out (4 out of 4 stars) Get Out is easily the best horror film I’ve seen in I don’t even know how long. It’s a film not built on jump scares (I counted one in the entire movie) but on what horror movies should be built on: legitimate cinematic tension and fundamental creepiness. In […]