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  • Joker

    Joker

    ★★★★

    Great character study of someone suffering from severe mental illness. Believable, tragic, and almost relatable. I expected to totally detest Arthur by the end of the film, but instead I just felt sad for him the whole time and ended up rooting for him. Having gone through some dark moments in life myself, is it bad to say I even related to him at times? I can’t remember the last film I saw that was this unashamed of portraying mental…

  • It Chapter Two

    It Chapter Two

    ★★★½

    Warning: Very minor spoilers

    At its core, under all the blood and scares, It has always been a story of friendship. Such as in the first installment, the bonds between our main characters are accentuated in Chapter Two — in fact, playing an even more prominent role this time around. Or at least that was supposed to be the case. Because even though the relationships are central to the story, we don’t actually see any time given to develop them as we did in…

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  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower

    The Perks of Being a Wallflower

    ★★★★½

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    Film #4 of the Scavenger Hunt #2 challenge
    Task #28: A film that actually changed your mind or opinion about something.
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    Just as good as I remember it.

  • American Psycho

    American Psycho

    ★★★½

    A stellar performance by Christian Bale in an otherwise strange and somewhat underwhelming movie.