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  • The Night Comes for Us

    The Night Comes for Us

    ★★★

    While the story, writing, and performances may not be anything spectacular, gratuitous gore and incredible fight choreography is exactly what I watch Indonesian action films for and this delivered exactly that.

  • M

    M

    ★★★★½

    Still absolutely blown away that this is from 1931, holds up incredibly well to some of the noir films being released today. Incredibly imaginative and revolutionary cinematography, use of sound, and editing, coupled with some outstanding performances (from Peter Lorre specifically) make this nothing short of a masterpiece.

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  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★★

    Too many good things to say about this but not nearly enough time so I'll leave it at this: without a doubt my new favorite from Bong Joon-ho, Hong Kyung-pyo is truly unbelievable, and undeniably the best of 2019 so far, loved this so much.

  • Us

    Us

    ★★★

    As much as I hate to admit it, I was quite disappointed by Us, specially when compared to Jordan Peele's debut. Though the first half of the film works great as an imaginative take on the home invasion / slasher subgenre (think Funny Games meets Coherence), the second half's ambitious attempts at broadening the film's scope into something larger ultimately fall flat. The contrast in scale between the film's halves result in a lack of cohesiveness, and while I respect…