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  • Hereditary

    Hereditary

    ★★★

    I think I partially disappointed myself due to the extremely effusive praise this film received before release. When you read people saying this film is “The Exorcist for a new generation” and one of the best horror films of all-time you build certain expectations. I thought this film was good but not great. 

    My bar for the best horror films in the past 5-10 years are The Conjuring, The Orphanage, The Babadook, It Follows, and The Witch. Those are movies…

  • Incredibles 2

    Incredibles 2

    ★★★★

    The Incredibles 2 comes 14 long years after the original and boy was it ever worth the wait. Brad Bird had a misstep with Tomorrowland which put a blemish on his spotless filmography to that point (The Iron Giant, The Incredibles, Ratstouille, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol), but he recaptures the magic touch with this film. This sequel expands upon the original and pushes the characters into new directions. In the current climate of superhero overload in Hollywood, Incredibles 2 manages…