Current Favorite Films: 🎬
Underappreciated summertime comedy movies deserving of more love.
"Let us welcome you to this most joyous of occasions!"
Now middle-aged Bill and Ted must write a song that will unite the entire universe or all of humanity is doomed. Like, zero pressure, dudes!
This third part of the Bill and Ted series seemed decades too late when announced, but it quickly wins you over, most triumphantly.
You'll laugh, you'll smile, and you will cringe, but overall, it's a good time and I liked it much more than anticipated. Hearing them speak in their bodacious way of speaking again brought me more joy than I think would.
"Be excellent to each other."
A serial killer hunts women with his hook-hand every time the Houston Astros win a game.
With a premise like that, Night Game sounded like a potentially cool thriller that I'd somehow missed out on all these years. Unfortunately, it's fairly dull and predictable a lot of the time.
Being a huge Jaws fan, this movie seemed like a remake at first. Roy Scheider wakes up in his bedroom next to his fiancé after being called to investigate a dead…
Nicolas Cage is trapped aboard a container ship with a white jaguar and a deranged ex-special forces operative.
Cage is in gruff-Bogart-in-The-African-Queen-mode and it looks good on him. The quality level of his movies seriously fluctuates of late, but I'm happy to report that Primal does have an actual script and budget, just not of the Michael Bay level. It ain't The Rock, but it's better than some of his other recent Bulgarian-shot quickies.
"Yer fond of me lobster, ain't ye?" 🦐
This movie is a descent into madness, in more ways than one. It looks like Ingmar Bergman's Mutiny on the Bounty but has elements of many other cinematic works of art. It is, however, its own beast, and what a wild and crazy one it is too.
Beautifully filmed in foreboding black and white in some old fashioned boxy aspect ratio, you're suddenly transported right there to the same lighthouse rock. The…