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  • The Doors

    The Doors

    ★★★★

    A really flawed, angry movie that I’ll always have great feelings of nostalgia and affinity for. The biggest flaw of the film is that Stone almost only shows the wild child version of Morrison and, in the process, makes him come off as a giant, hatable asshole. It seems there were many other sides to his character but the film doesn’t do much to explore those. Still, the film has an epic scope and rambucous concert scenes that are completely…

  • Annabelle Comes Home

    Annabelle Comes Home

    ★★★

    A really fun and non-stop scare romp in the ANNABELLE spin-off series. The use of one claustrophobic location is very effective. The actors are all very likable and McKenna Grace, who just killed it on HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE, is a definite stand-out and an upcomer to keep your eye on. There are some silly moments here and there (surprisingly which actually come from the real-life case files of the Warrens— they actually explore the hellhound!) but it’s not too…

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  • Jackie

    Jackie

    ★★★★

    A nightmare fever dream about grief and loss. Loved the direction, style and approach. But for some reason found myself distracted by Portman's performance. When is acting a strong performance and when is it a big impression? I found myself asking this here.

  • Brightburn

    Brightburn

    ★★★

    Super mean-spirited and sometimes gross take on if Superman was evil instead of the all-American Boy Scout we know and love. The script stumbles at times and there’s some goofy moments but I super dug this concept and had a tense time watching the horror show unfold.