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  • Sherlock, Jr.

    Sherlock, Jr.

    ★★★★

    More of an excuse to string a bunch of short-film concepts together than a real feature, but the technical comedy at work is unparalleled.

  • Hangmen Also Die!

    Hangmen Also Die!

    ★★★½

    Fascinating combination of the sensibilities of Fritz Lang and Berchtold Brecht, applied to create a wartime propaganda film. Always feels stagey, but the grim themes and humor sometimes blend amazingly. The very earnest humor reminded me of other wartime classics like Since You Went Away and To Be Or Not To Be.

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  • Roma

    Roma

    ★★★½

    Cuaron's style is top-notch, and the sense of a living world is amazing, but the story itself was not.

  • Black Panther

    Black Panther

    ★★★½

    Pro: This is easily my favorite of the MCU movies. I love the look (there's one repeated shot that kept reminding me of the first GI Joe movie, but that's not necessarily a bad thing), and the opening sequence is a great and very clever way to begin this story, paying off in a big way mid-movie and a smaller way at the end.

    Con: By being the best, this movie suggests that there's a ceiling on how much I…