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  • Pokémon Detective Pikachu

    Pokémon Detective Pikachu

    ★★★★

    As a boy, I was not allowed to come home immediately after school, because my parents both worked 9-5s and didn’t want to risk me getting into trouble home alone. So, I was trusted to the care of a personal day care provider a mile down the road, where I often found comfort in coloring books, snack treats, and the variety of NINTENDO Game Boys available for rent while I procrastinated on homework and waited for my parents to bring…

  • The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra

    The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra

    ★★★★½

    Quite simply the most fun I've had with a movie since Blood and Black Lace. The ham acting is ripe as ever, the dialogue is masterful in recreating that good ol' Ed Wood vintage, the events are unbelievably entertaining, and to top it all off: Animala!

    This lifted my spirits when I really, truly needed a pick-me-up. And for that, I can only reward it with a positive review on this humble little site that gives me joy every week. But it's worth it, knowing perhaps someone else will seek it out on my recommendation. That brings a smile to my cadaverous visage.

    #StayStrongY'all

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  • Your Name.

    Your Name.

    ★★★★½

    Mes parents fell asleep before the return to Itomori.

    I'm beginning to think sharing some Eastern faves with them is a fool's errand.

  • The Color of Money

    The Color of Money

    ★★★★

    Everyone talks of Cruise and Newman, but this movie's true secret weapon is Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio. Bless that woman, she never gets enough credit.

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  • Halloween

    Halloween

    ★★★★½

    Spooktober #1
    Michael Myers is still terrifying, the music is iconic as well as the imagery, and Carpenter was definitely at the top of his craft when he made this little gem.

  • Birdman

    Birdman

    ★★★★½

    Part of Brett the Wiese's Best of 2014
    Bombastic.
    Fantastic.
    Ludicrous.
    Masterful.
    KEATON
    GALIFIANAKIS
    NORTON
    STONE
    F^ck me, this movie is more like it.