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  • Wasp

    Wasp

    ★★★½

    Raw.

  • Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train

    Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train

    ★★★★

    Whilst adhering to many anime tropes, Demon Slayer still manages to shine.

    That being said though, this film could have so easily concluded with the protagonist unlocking a new power and destroying the bad guy. It likely still would have been praised too because the art is beautiful and the characters are so likeable.

    Demon Slayer doesn't do any of those things and I'm happy. This show doesn't want you to feel comfy during every fight because you know that…

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  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★½

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

    Well, the title fits the bill.

    Witnessing the Kim's slowly worm their way into the Park family home is entertaining but far too conventional, or so it seems. Bong Joon-Ho masterfully plants the seeds for what will later become a tragedy, with laughs along the way. The tonal shift is so abrupt that I was left feeling like I'd experienced two films.

    Everything about this film is great, but the story is truly what carries it. I found the main…

  • Chinatown

    Chinatown

    ★★★★

    Chinatown plays its audience like a delicate instrument, hitting every note perfectly just to smash it violently against a wall in its final sequence.

    This is a monumentally powerful film that keeps you guessing from start to finish, never allowing you to truly feel in control and outsmarting you in almost every conceivable way.

    The writing, the performances, the absolutely stunning night-time photography and subtle ambiences...Wow.

    You really do know that you're watching a classic from the very first scene.