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  • Dragged Across Concrete

    Dragged Across Concrete

    ★★★★

    Not as emotionally captivating as Bone Tomahawk and Brawl in Cell Block 99, but there’s a strange grit, humor and ugliness I can’t honestly explain. It’s a visceral crime drama comprising mostly of a conversations in cars that has a mature and entrancing Tarantino feel to it.

  • Hellboy

    Hellboy

    When those hell demons emerged near the end, I was all for it... but everything else was a smoking hot mess.

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  • Us

    Us

    ★★★★

    This is a wet dream for “movie details” folk with its heavy use of visual meaning and implication. It benefits from over-indulging in its passion for horror and absurdity, while sustaining a comedic tone that reinforces the relatable personalities of our protagonists.

    While my issue involves giving away too much, I enjoyed symbolically relating the doppelgänger antagonists to the inadequacies of the heroes and their fight against their insecurities. At times, it’s indicative of the undertones of New French Extremity,…

  • The Silence

    The Silence

    ½

    A god awful attempt at a cash-in on A Quiet Place where it completely throws its character dynamics to one side for an unimaginative creature feature with every genre trope it can cram without substance or intrigue.