What a nice surprise this was. Funny, sad, hopeful, and thoroughly entertaining.
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The Artist, 2011 – ★★★★½
Delightful from beginning to end.
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, 2017 – ★★★½
Well it certainly looked good. Kudos for the effort but it’s too bad I didn’t care about any of the characters.
Logan Lucky, 2017 – ★★★★
A wonderful lark of a film.
Tommy Boy, 1995 – ★★★★★
I love this movie. I just laugh and laugh every time I see it.
California Typewriter, 2016 – ★★★★★
I’m predisposed to love anything at all related to typewriters, but California Typewriter was about more than that. It was about art, and how our interaction with simple machines affects the way we create.
Short Term 12, 2013 – ★★★★
Quiet, sincere, and rather wonderful. I’m enjoying films lately about people being people.
There Will Be Blood, 2007 – ★★★★★
For not seeing this before now, I have no excuse. Amazing, powerful, beautiful, depressing. Daniel Day Lewis is a powerhouse.
Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold, 2017 – ★★★½
A sometimes emotional greatest hits collection from Didion, a writer I’ve always admired.
Atomic Blonde, 2017 – ★★★★
I have no idea what “Atomic Blonde” was about or why but I could watch Charlize sit, smoke, walk, and beat people up all day.
Little Evil, 2017 – ★★★½
I like Horror/Comedy so “Little Evil” interested me. I just let it do what it wanted and ended up enjoying it.
War for the Planet of the Apes, 2017 – ★★★★
I enjoyed War very much. Moving, thoughtful, and beautiful to look at. Andy Serkis as Caesar was terrific. Recommended.
Spider-Man: Homecoming, 2017 – ★★½
I’m not a fan of the Spider-man films but this one got such good reviews that I gave it a shot. Still don’t like Spider-man films. To sum this one up:
“Woah!” “Ouch!” “Aw shucks” “Whoops!” “Hi there!” “Sorry!”
All too flip and silly for my taste.
Blow-Up, 1966 – ★★★★
Mostly an interesting artifact from the 60s. I half expected Austin Powers to jump out any moment. Less a murder mystery than a reflection of art, reality, and something else I haven’t yet figured out. I also can’t decide if I loved or hated the tennis court scene at the end.
The Conversation, 1974 – ★★★★★
Wonderful. I’d never seen it and it’s wonderful. Sound design makes it. Really loved it.