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  • The Florida Project

    The Florida Project

    ★★★★

    Kids are wonderful and also terrifying, and Willem Dafoe is the father figure we never knew we needed.

  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    ★★★★★

    Equal parts funny and heartbreaking. Possibly the most tonally balanced McDonagh film yet. I didn’t even miss Colin Farrell and I love Colin Farrell. But this cast is perfect. Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell are so good it hurts, I wish they could just be in all the movies all the time.

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  • Rear Window

    Rear Window

    ★★★★★

    I've been determined to watch and evaluate all of Hitchcock's films at some point in my life. One day I will have seen them all! One day...

    Rear Window is one of Hitchcock's most popular and widely loved films. While I prefer some of his other popular ones, like North by Northwest and Psycho over this one, there's no denying that this movie is one of the finest examples of his directorial talent.

    He knew and understood people's fascination with…

  • Kick-Ass

    Kick-Ass

    ★★★★½

    This adaptation of a Mark Millar comic is one of the funniest, action-packed movies I've seen in recent years. Kick-Ass is a brutal love letter to comic book movies, and Matthew Vaughn does a great job bringing this satire to the screen with its stylized action sequences, humorous dialogue, and a great soundtrack to boot.

    Chloë Grace Moretz is the break out star in this film, playing Hit-Girl, an 11-year-old foul-mouthed killing machine. It's controversial as hell and that's to…