Movies

Recently added or updated. (Note: I’m still getting caught up from the 2016 end-of-year awards screening flurry; those entries’ll be fleshed out in due time.)

The Founder

Posted in Movies | Begun 01/20/2017
The Founder

Well-executed but too sympathetic (holy moly).

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20th Century Women

Posted in Movies | Begun 01/20/2017
20th Century Women

Crisp, perceptive, and brilliantly performed.

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xXx: The Return of Xander Cage

Posted in Movies | Begun 01/20/2017
xXx: The Return of Xander Cage

Toni Collette was wasted here – someone had the idea that weary disdain conveys power. Alas.

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Love the Coopers

Posted in Movies | Begun 01/15/2017
Love the Coopers

I’d hoped the cast could keep it from buckling under its own pressure, but no.

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Silence

Posted in Movies | Begun 01/05/2017
Silence

Brilliant but flawed – made its points twice too often, and never truly took a take a stand.

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Paterson

Posted in Movies | Begun 12/28/2016
Paterson

I couldn’t possibly love this film any more.

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Fences

Posted in Movies | Begun 12/25/2016
Fences

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Hidden Figures

Posted in Movies | Begun 12/25/2016
Hidden Figures

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Lion

Posted in Movies | Begun 12/21/2016
Lion

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Jackie

Posted in Movies | Begun 12/21/2016
Jackie

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Sing

Posted in Movies | Begun 12/21/2016
Sing

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Passengers

Posted in Movies | Begun 12/21/2016
Passengers

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La La Land

Posted in Movies | Begun 12/16/2016
La La Land

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Independence Day: Resurgence

Posted in Movies | Begun 12/16/2016
Independence Day: Resurgence

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Collateral Beauty

Posted in Movies | Begun 12/16/2016
Collateral Beauty

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Posted in Movies | Begun 12/16/2016
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

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A Song for You: The Austin City Limits Story

Posted in Movies | Begun 12/14/2016
A Song for You: The Austin City Limits Story

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Manchester by the Sea

Posted in Movies | Begun 12/09/2016
Manchester by the Sea

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Slash

Posted in Movies | Begun 12/09/2016
Slash

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Finding Dory

Posted in Movies | Begun 12/08/2016
Finding Dory

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