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  • Palm Springs

    Palm Springs

    ★★★★

    Confession time: I’ve never watched Groundhog Day before, so I can’t make any comparisons. But I’ve seen the trope used enough (in tv shows mostly) to know that I love it!

    I’d been looking forward to this film since January and I was nervous I wouldn’t end up liking it as much as I was imagining I would. Thankfully that wasn’t the case. It’s just as charming, heartfelt and funny as advertised.

    Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti both shine, and…

  • The Old Guard

    The Old Guard

    ★★★½

    My rating might not reflect it, but I truly loved this. I was close to giving it a full four stars. At the end of the day I don’t think it did enough to break through from “really good”, but what it did do, it did extremely well.

    I should point out, what makes this movie work above all is the cast. Everyone does a fantastic job. Charlize Theron effortlessly carries the film, but she is supported by great performances.…

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  • 1917

    1917

    ★★★★½

    I was scared that because people kept praising the one shot style nonstop that I would feel inclined to nitpick it. That was true for the first 5 to 10 minutes, but then I stopped resenting the fact that I was supposed to love it, and started actually loving it. 

    The cinematography IS out of this world, there are some sequences that took my breath away. But also the sound... I spilled my drink at some point because the gun…

  • Jojo Rabbit

    Jojo Rabbit

    ★★★★★

    I absolutely loved this movie! I was a bit scared going in because part of me had already decided I would...and what if it wasn’t the case? But the trailers portrayed the movie perfectly and I got exactly what I hoped for.

    I’ve only seen Taika’s work in Thor Ragnarok, and I don’t love that film, but I’m aware the reason for that is because I found the change in tone and character portrayal rather jarring. As a stand-alone movie,…