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  • Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

    Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

    ★★½

    As I write this, I have been watching this film for days. It hit a logical end point 30 minutes ago and yet somehow it still has 40 minutes to go. Full song performances are included, often more than once. I mean you hear the song from the first note to the last. Kept thinking Dan Stevens sings like Gaston from Beauty and the Beast. Remembered he was in live action Beauty and the Beast, which I didn’t see because I…

  • Where’s Poppa?

    Where’s Poppa?

    ★★★½

    A deeply problematic, troubling, nihilistic comedy from the writer of Weekend at Bernie’s and the late, great Carl Reiner. It’s insane.

    Truly wild that all the movie’s advertising from the time is like “You won’t believe your eyes when you see the infamous tushy scene!” “You may not survive the fabled tushy scene!” Nowadays, the “tushy scene” plays like a wacky sitcom bit and everything else horrifies. There is a 15 minute sequence in this movie that SHOCKED ME TO MY CORE. And friends, I am DEAD INSIDE.

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  • The Two Popes

    The Two Popes

    ★★

    Cute buddy comedy about one of the most evil organizations on Earth.

  • Cats

    Cats

    Not sure why this didn’t work, it follows a classic 3 act structure —
    ACT ONE: Cats introduce themselves 
    ACT TWO: Cats continue to introduce themselves
    ACT THREE: Unclear