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  • Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

    Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

    ★★★★½

    Baron Cohen crafts a smoother narrative this time around, all made possible by the use of more scripted events than the first film. I think for a film with a character like Borat, the importance of a story outweighs Cohen's angle for political satire. Sascha Baron Cohen's deep dive into American society, Who Is America?, could deliver more 'gotcha' reporting, and expose America for all it could because it had very weak narrative ties to abide by. Borat on the…

  • Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

    Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

    this is no longer the gut-punching and unrelentingly emotional story I thought it was 17 years ago

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  • Too Fast

    Too Fast

    reviewing this so that the stretched jpeg of Randall Park shows up on everyone's homepage

  • Tenet

    Tenet

    ★★★½

    Run of the mill Nolan, but this time, it's per- a little more conventional than usual.

    Heavy exposition, a very weak first act (apart from the initial intro sequence), a weak emotional element, but a complex plot that somehow drives the whole thing forward. Especially as this was my first watch, anything I didn't get was easy to shrug off. At points, just turning your brain off and sitting back to watch the action set pieces unfold was kind of…