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  • Lady Bird

    Lady Bird

    ★★★★½

    I really liked this the 1st time. I loved it the 2nd time.

  • Nosferatu the Vampyre

    Nosferatu the Vampyre

    ★★★★½

    Watched Fitzcarraldo shortly before this so had Klaus Kinski's voice in my head. Then to see it come out of this character (!)......a masterpiece of subtle terror.

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  • The Master

    The Master

    ★★★★

    I hesitate to even put a rating on this because I feel it needs more time for my thoughts to settle. My initial thoughts are these.....

    - If asked, I would name Paul Thomas Anderson as my favourite director and like all his films it looks amazing. There are multiple places where the cinematography is simply awesome. A scene of running across an empty field that starts off with a stationary camera behind the actors as they run away, and…

  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★★★½

    In terms of emotional impact, absolutely a rare 5-star movie. Just a couple little things with the plot that bug me - a few contrivances that don't quite add up. But overall, an exceptional film.