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  • The Godfather

    The Godfather

    ★★★★★

    The best film I have ever seen. 

    Why did I wait so long!!!?????

  • Back to the Future

    Back to the Future

    ★★★★★

    Yup—this is my favorite film again :D

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  • Ratatouille

    Ratatouille

    ★★★★★

    What studio is capable of gifting the graces of the Earth with a film about a kitchen rat infestation that happens to be extraordinary?

    Pixar.

    To think, this film was saved by Brad Bird and his team in a relative crunch. To have such a motley, layered script with subplots, pounding messages, and more; it is something else. Ratatouille is an exceptionally fine wine that is lifted up by its lively pacing.

    The dialogue is complex and specifically written for…

  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★★

    There’s a difference between good and bad fan-service. Like Into the Spider-Verse’s effective handling of the web slinger’s lore, what you find here is an astounding homage to musicals of a bygone era.

    Minor spoilers to follow.

    I’m afraid you may not ‘get’ this film if its narrative choices—for lack of a better word, clichés—are taken at face value, if you actually think it is only rooted in nostalgia for jazz and old Hollywood, or if you find yourself bored…