I've been on the Film Junk podcast two times and average one movie a year....therefore, I am an expert.
Knives Out 2019
I liked the movie and thought the twists were fairly interesting but I had a very high bar set for this movie because of all the hype, so I think I didn't enjoy it as much because of my high expectations.
I really liked the performances and how the movie was shot.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi 2017
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
This was my second focused viewing of the movie and I have to say that I liked it more on this rewatch (bumping my score up to a 3/5) but I still have a lot of problems with it.
There are two aspects of this movie that I don't like.
1) From the perspective of a super Star Wars nerd, there are many issues with how the story is at odds with the lore [perhaps my perceived lore] (Rey being…
Event Horizon 1997
A decent sci-fi psychological thriller with some added horror elements. I feel like Solaris (2002 with George Clooney) did it better though.