In this episode, I talk some more about Star Wars: The Last Jedi with the brothers Fekkes! Robert and first time guest Peter shed some light on their feelings toward Rian Johnson’s entry in the Star Wars franchise and then go on to discuss Coco, Valerian, the new Jumanji movie and more.
Whew, what a tense movie. The Safdie Brothers create in Howard Ratner a hustler who's consumed by his own addiction to the game he plays (and gambling, obviously). Adam Sandler, by far, gives his best performance to date. He's so good in this that I was honestly angry that he keeps making horrible comedies. What impressed me most about Uncut Gems w […]
I was a big fan of Lady Bird, so Greta Gerwig's sophomore effort was definitely on my radar. Though I've not read the novel, Little Women had tons of heart and chemistry. The performances across the board are really phenomenal. The exception being a couple of scenes where Amy is acting bratty or otherwise obnoxious. Maybe it's because Florence […]
Good animation, particularly when it comes to the evil Queen's witch disguise. But I was surprised how much fluff there was in the plotting. The middle section is basically just a string of scenes of the dwarfs and Snow White doing random things. It just didn't hold my attention all that well.
Pretty dry procedure-heavy retelling of an important piece of our recent history. Driver and Bening are solid in a movie that I just didn't find very compelling. The timeline jumping to bring us up to speed on the use of torture felt like the script was just covering its bases in a cliff notes way rather than packaging the story in an interesting way. […]
Incredible in its emotional resonance, Waves blew me away with its superb acting and intoxicating style. The film can be broken into a couple standalone parts, each telling a significant story through the respective section's lead character.Tyler is an 18 year old kid being pushed to achieve greatness by an overbearing father. This relationship bleeds i […]