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  • 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

    4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

    4 Months 3 Weeks and 2 Days is probably one of the most difficult, if not the most difficult movie I have ever watched. I have wanted to write a review of my experience but it's taken a few days for me to collect my thoughts.

    There have been movies that have made me angry, or upset, or laugh, cry, and so on, but I can't think of another movie that has started to make me physically sick. I was…

  • Chungking Express

    Chungking Express

    ★★★

    I have pretty much the same reaction to Chungking Express as I did with Fallen Angels. Gorgeous cinematography, but my interest between the anthology stories differed significantly. I enjoyed the first story quite a bit, but the second bordered on insufferable. The manic pixie dream girl played by Faye Wong is beyond irritating, it was just a lot less interesting than the first noirish story. Bring back the pineapples, I say.

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  • Don't Breathe

    Don't Breathe

    ★★★★½

    Just got back from the movie theater and this was intense. Wow. Don't Breathe is a film that easily lives up to the positive buzz and the hype, it is a masterclass in suspense and atmosphere.

    Fede Alvarez's effectively tense and horrifying direction adds to the terrifying performance of Stephen Lang as the blind man who fights back against a trio of young adults who break into his home in search of some cash to make a better life for…

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Spoiler Review!

    So much I would like to talk about with this film, but why not just start with the beginning? I knew that something was up from the opening text crawl, which through about two paragraphs of text rapidly moved the story forward to where the First Order has apparently conquered the entire Republic except for a tiny, tiny group of resistance fighters commanded by Leia. Despite this massive leap in that story, this film seems to take place…