I’m a huge Danny Boyle fan. I saw 28 Days Later… multiple times in the theater. I watched 127 Hours five times in 2011 alone. Between buying gifts for friends and an upgrade to blu-ray, I’ve bought more copies of Sunshine than probably anybody. And I cheered in glee like a maniac when he hopped like Tigger accepting the Best Directing Oscar for Slumdog Millionaire.
- Godzilla: King of the Monsters, 2019 - ★★½ June 26, 2019Went into this wanting to see some cool monster on monster popcorn violence. 2/3s of the action is solid and delivered what I wanted. The other 1/3 of the action is incomprehensible and boring. It was okay.
- Dark Phoenix, 2019 - ★½ June 12, 2019This whole movie just felt lifeless to me. The few emotional beats rarely (if ever) hit. Action scenes (particularly the space one) were solid. But that's really the only positive to this movie. I'll be sharing my thoughts on an upcoming episode of The Obsessive Viewer Podcast.
- Origin Story, 2018 - ★★★½ June 11, 2019Watched on Tuesday June 11, 2019.
- Ma, 2019 - ★★★½ June 11, 2019Listen to my review of Ma on The Obsessive Viewer Podcast Episode 284.
- Booksmart, 2019 - ★★★★ May 28, 2019God, I love a good "one night teen coming of age" movie. Booksmart is fantastic. Listen to my review of Booksmart on The Obsessive Viewer Podcast episode 284.
- Pokémon Detective Pikachu, 2019 - ★★★ May 19, 2019The Pokémon universe translates really well into live action. I would love to see more of this universe and more Pokémon battles, specifically. The CGI looked great. The variety (and sheer amount) of Pokémon throughout the movie kept me interested and impressed me. I have a relatively limited knowledge of Pokémon (I played one of the games for like a month w […]
- Godzilla: King of the Monsters, 2019 - ★★½ June 26, 2019