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  • 3 Women

    3 Women

    ★★★★★

    100

    To call Robert Altman's 3 Women a quintessential piece of American cinema would be an understatement. The man already has an array of works that could be chosen from as any one of the greatest American films ever made, and none of them would necessarily be incorrect choices in the least. The man had an absolutely astounding eye for beauty, and yet I haven't seen anything like this before. Altman stated that the film came to him in a…

  • Crawl

    Crawl

    ★★★★½

    88

    I lived in Florida for eight or so years when I was younger, and recall living through two hurricanes during my time there. One of them, Ivan, was absolutely devastating to my area and took out a vital bridge that connected Milton, the town my home was in, and Pensacola, the city my school was in. After the hurricane and up until we moved back up to Ohio, it would take us at least 45 minutes to take the…

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  • The Lion King

    The Lion King

    ★½

    28

    MA, THEY REMADE HAMLET WITH CATS AGAIN!

    I've largely been avoiding the recent trend of live action Disney remakes as a matter of principle. The idea of them retreading through their Renaissance-era classics for the sake of making millions off of suckers for nostalgia was sickening enough to me, but their update on The Lion King at least seemed to have some kind of promise of originality, but instead we get a literal shot-for-shot remake that does absolutely nothing…

  • Stuber

    Stuber

    ★★★½

    72

    It was only a matter of time before someone came around with making a comedy about Uber drivers. It seems like technological advancements always, in one way or another, find their way into films at some point, yet Stuber caught me by surprise by having a generous amount of actually great comedy without giving away everything in its trailers. Barring its reprehensibly stupid title, this is a crime buddy comedy in the vein of 2016's Central Intelligence, though a…

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  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl

    ★★★★★

    Whenever I think about getting back together with my ex, I watch this film. Works like a charm every time.

  • Brightburn

    Brightburn

    ★★★½

    We Need to Talk About Clark Kent