Epic in every sense of the word. Come for the kinetic, insane “gun-kata,” stay for the high-brow, articulate world-building: John Wick 4 delivers an operatic dubstep globetrotting action feast for the eyes and ears!
When a Man Loves a Woman 1994
As a former drinker and someone who lived through the 90s, this movie makes me hardcore nostalgic. Not for alcohol, but for a time when a pilot and a school counselor could afford a luxurious home in San Francisco.
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation 1989
Hallelujah! Holy shit! Where’s the Tylenol?
Sooo this may be an unpopular opinion around here, I dunno. But this movie is not very good.
There are a few funny bits, particularly the squirrel in the tree (SQUIRRRRELLLLL!!), but mostly this is misogynistic drivel. Clark Griswold is an outdated American male archetype which hasn’t aged well; the Archie Bunker of the late 80s. He’s constantly trying to cheat on his gorgeous and incredibly patient wife, and he obsesses over materialism and…
Scream 2 1997
More of the same, just as fun as the first one.
Movie trivia! To keep it from leaking, none of the actors knew who the killer was until the last day of shooting. But honestly I’ve seen these movies a bunch of times and I still have trouble remembering who is the killer in each film. I suppose it doesn’t matter, really.