Lexi Amoriello
Lexi Amoriello

Lexi Amoriello

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  • Rocketman

    Rocketman

    I went to a test screening of this in February and was extremely disappointed by it, but I liked it a lot more this time around. I'm not sure if that's because my expectations were drastically lower or because they fixed up some aspects of the movie that I previously complained about. Nonetheless, a lot of my complaints remain the same.
    I'm so conflicted because I love Taron Egerton's performance but I don't love the movie. His performance is what…

  • John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

    John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

    The second movie didn't satisfy me nearly as much as the first one, but THIS! This is satisfying.

    It's more satisfying in terms of action, humor, and story. And between all the animals and movie references, Chad Stahelski is clearly a man after my own heart.

    It's got almost everything I could ever want in an action movie.

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  • Song to Song

    Song to Song

    ★★★★★

    Half my theater was miserable or laughing throughout the film and mocked it while walking out of the theater. But Malick & Lubezki could make a film that consisted of nothing more than flies swarming around a pile of dog shit and I would still consider it art. So naturally I loved this. Fuck what anyone else thinks.

    This might actually be my favorite Malick film, but it's very difficult for me to even choose a favorite. Everything he does is completely mesmerizing that I'd almost feel bad to say that I liked one of his films more than the rest of his filmography.

  • The House That Jack Built

    The House That Jack Built

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

    I feel like what I'm going to say could be deemed controversial, so please don't hate me for this.



    Prior to seeing this film for the first time, I actually wasn’t looking forward to it mainly because of the treatment of women. Yet somehow this ended up being one of my favorite films of the year. Meanwhile, there are quite a few films that came out this year that I was extremely excited for and ultimately disappointed by because of…