Favorite 20 of 2018

You've seen me say nice things about every other movie I saw last year, so here is the final ranking. I will note, that there is one movie that I imagine will make a very strong run at my top five, with Barry Jenkins' gorgeous looking adaptation of James Baldwin's If Beale Street Could Talk not…

The Be Kind Rewind – 2018

Listen, y'all,  making movies is hard. A lot of people put a lot of effort into the movies, and sometimes that comes through very clearly, and other times it is less readily apparent. Either way, people work hard on these things for months, and calling something "one of the worst" isn't something I'm looking to…

Trailers December 10-December 16

This week is kind of wild. We have an M. Night Shyamalan movie I'm excited for, a movie whose star is a silent sheep, people revolting against a decade-long alien presence, the most boring thing on the face of the Earth, and Godzilla going one-v-one against a three-headed Titan. What a time to be alive.…

Trailers December 3-December 9

NOTE: I wanted to keep both of the original introductions included below because another trailer ended up coming out, and not only did it come out, it was my favorite one of the week. So. Yeah. It was a roller coaster. NOTE: I wanted to keep the original language I had drafted for this post,…

Venom “Review”

I keep trying to write a genuine review for this movie but am having the hardest time. Partially because this movie does not really earn any real critique or discussion. Partially because the review over at Birth Movies Death does a much better job of discussing what doesn’t work and what does (mostly unintentionally) work…