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  • Toy Story 4

    Toy Story 4

    ★★★★½

    When the trailer originally dropped, I was concerned. I’m such a huge fan of this franchise, and I’m always down for spending more time with characters I love, but that trailer had me a bit concerned. The reviews popped out, and I felt some relief. Now I’ve seen it. And boy, let me tell you, this is an exceptional movie. Full of great fun and adventure, with jaw dropping animation scenes, and some of the best action sequences you’ll see.…

  • Mississippi Burning

    Mississippi Burning

    ★★★★

    Holds up really well, especially during the Trump era. Dafoe is great, and damn I miss seeing Hackman in movies.

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  • Booksmart

    Booksmart

    ★½

    When the movie starts, and the two leads start dancing outside their car, and the music cuts off, and they keep going, I knew I was in for a mess. Then, when they are talking on a bench at school, and a vanilla ice looking character pulls up in a tricked out ride and they both joke about him being “the 1%” as they were just discussing how one of the friends was going to Yale, I knew this movie…

  • Maniac

    Maniac

    ★★★

    This show was a real mixed bag for me. I liked the first 3 episodes and the finale a lot. But when the drug trial finally starts, and both characters are placed into different scenarios, the show loses steam. Whether these situations work for you will determine how you feel on the show. I’m not even sure the drug trial stuff was needed to make a good show about these two depressed characters who have dealt with their own tragedies.…