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  • First Reformed

    First Reformed

    "Everything preserved renews creation."

    First Reformed is a transformative film experience. It doesn't just inspire self-reflection, it demands it. During and after the film, I found myself moved to intense emotions, thinking about my own journey of faith, where I am taken by despair, and what I seek out so that I may feel filled with life.

    This is not just the best film of 2018 so far, but one of the best of the decade.

  • Mute

    Mute

    This movie is like the sci-fi feature version of True Detective season 2.
    This movie is disgusting and regressive.
    This movie actively works to make me like Moon less.
    This movie plays out like the very worst script off of the Blacklist.
    This movie is probably what ended Justin Theroux's marriage.

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  • Brad's Status

    Brad's Status

    As if a movie about an unhappy sack of dough doesn't induce enough anxiety and discomfort, Ben Stiller's character also uses the iPhone "Radar" sound for his ringtone.

  • Polar

    Polar

    And I didn’t think Netflix could come up with anything worse than Mute.

    An onslaught to every sense, Polar is a filmmaking nightmare. Just horrendous, disgusting, pornographic, and offensive on pretty much every level. And I don’t want to hear, “oh it’s a B-movie, you shouldn’t take it seriously,” because it then tries to introduce a moral aspect in the third act, which it completely biffs anyway. Polar is so in love with its protagonist and his untraviolence and his…