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  • Five Feet Apart

    Five Feet Apart

    ★★½

    This movie was so corny and campy but so self-aware, that I can't knock it. Also I'm a sucker for sick lit and childhood crush Cole Sprouse, so there's that.

  • Us

    Us

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Jordan Peele has really great senses to be a director. He understands genre (specifically horror), iconography, writing, directing, human interaction, the supernatural, etc.

    My main problems with this film are that it might be too revealing. I would prefer a little more ambiguity, but that is my personal preference. By revealing pretty much everything and how the Tethered were created opens this movie up to more criticism than it might have received otherwise. If you are going to explain it…

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  • It Follows

    It Follows

    ★★★★½

    Probably one of the best horror movies of all time, It Follows steps out of the box and provides a thrilling horror flick without cheap jump scares.

    Everything about this movie is perfect from the music to the acting, but it is the camera shots and the cinematography that really seal the deal here. The color palette in its hues of blue and green is shockingly gorgeous, but is also great for setting the unsettling and sad tone of the…

  • Boyhood

    Boyhood

    ★★★½

    I REALLY wanted to love this movie.

    Okay, let's get the bad stuff out of the way first.

    An underwhelming attempt at a different take on the coming-of-age story that really only ends up serving the purpose of a time capsule for the past twelve years or so.

    Richard Linklater left out the usual milestones in a coming-of-age story like a first kiss, etc. and went for making the film feel relatable in a different way, reminding us of watching…