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  • Music and Lyrics

    Music and Lyrics

    ★★★

    picture this: it is 2006 and you are 13 years old, having a wild night at a britney spears concert. she finishes a song, then announces that andrew ridgeley (you know, the member of wham! that's not george michael) is going to sing a song he wrote. everyone in the audience sits down and goes completely silent. andrew ridgeley proceeds to sing a VERY mediocre piano ballad about how he's useless and living in the past. you, and the entire audience of teens around you, give him a standing ovation.

    that's basically what happens in this movie and i am shocked

  • Beautiful Boy

    Beautiful Boy

    ★★½

    the technical aspects of this movie interfere with every single performance. and it is so frustrating, because if it just slowed down and didn't try to tackle everything it tried to tackle, this would have been an emotionally resonant, nuanced movie.

    the editing, cinematography, and soundtrack are my main qualms. also the writing, but i'll come back to that. the acting is phenomenal, and by that i mean that timothée chalamet carried this entire film on his boney little shoulders,…

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  • The Wicker Man

    The Wicker Man

    ★★★★

    i think i've got a new favorite musical!

  • Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice

    Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice

    ★★★

    me doing ice breakers at a club welcome meeting: ok so what i need to do now to really get to know you all is to make intimate eye contact with each of you for 10 minutes. form a line.

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  • Fyre

    Fyre

    ★★½

    sometimes ya just gotta suck dick so you can get your shipment of evian water out of bahamian customs i guess

  • War and Peace

    War and Peace

    ★★★★★

    me, loudly sobbing as i watch paul dano eat a potato: WHEN WILL MY SWEET ANGEL CHILD GET THE PRAISE AND RECOGNITION HE DESERVES