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  • WandaVision

    WandaVision

    ★★★★

    I was concerned for the first few episodes that I was missing vital information needed to understand what was happening. Symbols that were clearly important meant nothing to me, so I stopped watching until the whole season was out. Glad I came back to it! Very clever and in hindsight, I'm glad they built suspense by keeping things so mysterious for so long. It doesn't make sense to release these episodes weekly, this show needs to be binged in my…

  • Promising Young Woman

    Promising Young Woman

    ★★★★

    Proof that an audience doesn't need to see the sexual violence to appreciate that it's bad. The word "rape" is never even spoken. There are so many things I love about this movie, but the nuance with which this film tells it's story is what makes it brilliant. The tonal shifts are done with precision, making the audience feel the uncertainty and insecurity of the main character. You're brought into each scene with a sense of familiarity, then nothing unfolds…

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  • Stalker

    Stalker

    ★★★★½

    I was asking myself “how did they do that?!” in regards to the filmmaking from the very first shot of the bedroom. Incredible color, light, acting, visual storytelling, and all with a quiet intensity that kept me on my seat edge. I love the repetition of the hilly texture and the plants and animals. There was so much to see in every shot and boy do you have time to take it all in.

  • Death Proof

    Death Proof

    ★★★★

    My overly high rating of this movie is based on 1) seeing only the entire Grindhouse experience in the theater and 2) the cars. The unique violence took me by surprise and I was thoroughly pumped for some wicked car chases, badass women, and a terrifyingly handsome Kurt Russell. Totally delivered. But I realize that within the context of the full length Grindhouse double feature, I was primed to enjoy this movie for the reason it was made: exploitation. I…