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  • The Departed

    The Departed

    ★★★★

    the use of “shipping up to boston” is meathead pop art. guys who say stuff like "paddington bear is a prison abolitionist y'all" love to call this movie overrated.

  • Casino

    Casino

    ★★★½

    *25th anniversary screening of martin scorsese’s CASINO at the film society of lincoln center, featuring a q&a afterwards with the director*

    MODERATOR: wow this has just been, what a bewitching evening. I’d like to thank the lincoln center for having us, and of course, mr. scorsese, it’s been an honor to discuss this…transcendent film with you. we have time for one more question from the audience. You sir, towards the back, on the right

    GUY WEARING A MIKE PIAZZA METS…

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  • Saw III

    Saw III

    ★★★

    SCARLETT JOHANSSON: i just, I think, I just think you’re grossly oversimplifying the character
    ADAM DRIVER: haha, i’m…? wow. I’m oversimplifying the character, is that what I’m doing?
    SCARLETT JOHANSSON: by calling him a serial killer, yes.
    ADAM DRIVER: let me *snorts, puts down beer, takes a second to gather himself* let me get this straight: if I put a gun to someone's head, but i force them to pull the trigger for me, I’m not a murderer?
    SCARLETT JOHANSSON:…

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★★★★

    the best american franchise movie of the post-avengers era in a walk. i’m not super read up on the backlash surrounding this movie beyond just a general knowledge of everyone hating it, but from what i’ve overheard people slam this movie for plot holes (can you imagine giving a shit) and having a lack of respect for the star wars mythos (hahaha no really can you possibly imagine giving a shit). nonetheless, to me, movies of this size rarely have…