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  • Pokémon Detective Pikachu

    Pokémon Detective Pikachu

    ★★★½

    While I certainly enjoyed the film, I wish the storytellers had focused more on character development. I wish I knew more about the antagonist’s motivations. 

    Detective Pikachu definitely carried the film. His antics and one-liners gave a great reason to keep me interested. 

    I loved seeing my favorite Pokémon brought to life, whether they were featured or only cameos. Sometimes I felt like the Pokémon color schemes clashed with the real world, however this is only a minor gripe. 

    The…

  • The Fly

    The Fly

    ★★★★

    A gross tragedy. 

    Come for Jeff Goldblum, stay for the practical effects.  

    I’ve never understood, is Geena Davis supposed to be hot? Please tell me.

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  • The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity

    The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity

    ★★★★

    While a solid war film, this entry in the trilogy lacks some of the anguish that made part one feel so tragic. The continued struggle of a pacifist humanitarian trying to navigate the Second World War, now as a soldier in the field, is still compelling and ends at a perfect jumping off point for the final chapter.

  • Goosebumps

    Goosebumps

    ★★★½

    Rewatched this film with a buddy today. Worth the watch. It's got that spooky nostalgic air and all the monsters look like the leapt of the covers of the books, which is awesome. Apparently Jack Black was inspired by Orson Welles for his performance as RL Stine, that didn't really come across. While I love Jack and his performance, there was something ineffably strange about it, his accent was weird, nothing like the real Stine, and sounded he was doing…