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  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    ★★½

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

    Alright I've given it some time to marinate. Here's some pros and cons:

    PROS:
    - While I think resurrecting Palpatine was stupid, I at least appreciate that it was done semi-competently. It seemed like they were kinda going for some undead pirate fleet vibes and I think they nailed it. I really wish we could've seen some sort of ritual take place on Exogol, possibly involving the Kinghts of Ren instead of just explaining the resurrection in the crawl but…

  • The Wicker Man

    The Wicker Man

    ★★★½

    It was alright I guess. A little too much exposition but I see what they were going for here. This could benefit from a long artsy reimagining a la 2018's Suspiria remake.

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  • Frances Ha

    Frances Ha

    ★★★★

    This is the most millennial film I've seen in my entire life. I like it.

  • The Nice Guys

    The Nice Guys

    ★★★★½

    Wasn't *really* feeling it the first time but wow this movie is close to Lebowski-level quotable. I also hope that this film kicks off some sort of New Wave of Slapstick because the physical comedy in this was fucking gold.