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  • The Old Man & the Gun

    The Old Man & the Gun

    ★★★★½

    imagine being as good at anything as Robert Redford is in this movie. this and Paddington 2 is the nice-core double feature of my dreams

  • Unbreakable

    Unbreakable

    ★★★★★

    This is the film that the comic book movie genre needs right now, and Shyamalan made it almost twenty years ago. This is his masterpiece.

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  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    ★★★★½

    They did it. The sons of bitches pulled it off.

  • Slumdog Millionaire

    Slumdog Millionaire

    ★★★★½

    Pretty flawless storytelling. The way questions are answered with flashbacks is so simple but also clever and perfectly executed. This is one of the movies that piqued my interest in film and I love revisiting it and still being absolutely blown away everytime.

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  • Us

    Us

    ★★★½

    I hesitate to rate this because it’s still mulling around in my head and I think I’ll need a second viewing to really grasp what’s going on - especially since there’s a third act reveal that changed my entire perspective. First act has some important set up and foreshadowing but ultimately doesn’t feel as scary or creepy as it *thinks* it does, second act feels like a return to form as Peele goes back to pure genre fare, and the…

  • Shazam!

    Shazam!

    ★★★

    A script that doesn’t make the most of its setup as well as an uninteresting and bland villain land ‘Shazam’ in the “not as good as it could have been” category. It’s fun, but it unfortunately drags at times and there are a lot of missed opportunities. That being said, it’s a great and naturally inclusive cast, and Zachary Levi KILLS it. I’d be down to see another Shazam movie. Also, best final shot in any comic book movie probably ever.