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  • Thelma & Louise

    Thelma & Louise

    ★★★★½

    Fucking magnificent. I love women.

  • Singin' in the Rain

    Singin' in the Rain

    ★★★★★

    Wow, it's crazy how movies that have been classics for 70 years actually turn out to be pretty good.

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  • Her

    Her

    ★★★★

    I found this hard to get through, partially because it reflects loneliness in a particularly brutal way that was almost intolerable to sit with. I also came in with an expectation that this was going to say something profound about AI, like Ex Machina, but the AI concept really just exists in this movie as a vehicle to explore loneliness with an artificial substitute for a human connection. In fact, most of the futuristic elements in Her are improbable. I…

  • Rocketman

    Rocketman

    ★★★★

    I only know two Elton John songs, so I wasn’t sure if this was gonna land for me, but it was a good time and definitely outdid BoRhap. This movie had a very distinct creative vision that was a wild ride, and I think the emotional narrative really stood out. The film makes Elton’s journey about accepting himself and healing the pain of neglect from his childhood, so underneath all of the sequins ans feathers, the story is deeply vulnerable…