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  • Galaxy Quest

    Galaxy Quest

    ★★★★½

    You know how this is the best mainstream American comedy from a major studio in the last 25 years?

    Anyway.

  • Hamilton

    Hamilton

    ★★★★

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

    Unpopular opinion time!

    1. This is a movie. I'm truly perplexed why this was ever up for debate. It was filmed with the intention of being placed in movie theaters -- the recent story in the NY Times where Bob Iger had to cajole the producers of the Broadway show to put it on Disney+ instead makes this clear. We can call it a filmed version of the Broadway show. It is that! It is also a movie! We can…

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  • Green Book

    Green Book

    ★½

    The story of how that racist guy who says “I’m not racist, I have a black friend” met his black friend.

  • The Rocketeer

    The Rocketeer

    ★★★★

    "How did it feel, strapping that thing to your back and flying like a bat out of hell?"

    "Well, it's the closest I'll ever get to heaven, Mr. Hughes."

    What an exciting, uncynical, legitimately fun this movie still is, 22 years after the fact.