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.)

Equals

Posted in Movies | Begun 10/04/2016
Equals

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The Handmaiden

Posted in Movies | Begun 09/30/2016
The Handmaiden

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The Lovers and the Despot

Posted in Movies | Begun 09/23/2016
The Lovers and the Despot

Would be wildly exciting were it not so chillingly deadly serious.

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Queen of Katwe

Posted in Movies | Begun 09/23/2016
Queen of Katwe

In chess, the small become big.

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Goat

Posted in Movies | Begun 09/23/2016
Goat

Ben Schnetzer has just landed squarely on my radar – and the Roller Watch!

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The Magnificent Seven (2016)

Posted in Movies | Begun 09/23/2016
The Magnificent Seven (2016)

Ain’t nothin’ modern about this retread.

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The Bronze

Posted in Movies | Begun 09/20/2016
The Bronze

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Snowden

Posted in Movies | Begun 09/19/2016
Snowden

Mandatory viewing, whatever one’s perspective on Snowden’s actions specifically.

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The Hollars

Posted in Movies | Begun 09/19/2016
The Hollars

The perfect dramatic foil to Away We Go.

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Sully

Posted in Movies | Begun 09/09/2016
Sully

Eastwood does his best to dampen the drama, but the story shines through.

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Complete Unknown

Posted in Movies | Begun 09/02/2016
Complete Unknown

A promising premise never quite fulfilled.

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Hands of Stone

Posted in Movies | Begun 08/26/2016
Hands of Stone

Boundless heart, superb work from Ramirez, and true excellence in casting.

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Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV

Posted in Movies | Begun 08/19/2016
Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV

One never forgets it’s computer-generated… and it doesn’t matter.

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Whose Life Is It Anyway?

Posted in Movies | Begun 08/17/2016
Whose Life Is It Anyway?

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Grandma

Posted in Movies | Begun 08/16/2016
Grandma

Could have been deeply insightful but bites off far more than it can chew – however Sam Elliott is incredibly good!

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Hell or High Water

Posted in Movies | Begun 08/12/2016 • Updated 12/09/2016
Hell or High Water

Hands down one of 2015’s best, and of its genre’s as well.

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Anthropoid

Posted in Movies | Begun 08/12/2016
Anthropoid

Uneven but unforgettable.

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Equity

Posted in Movies | Begun 08/12/2016
Equity

The perfect trifecta with Margin Call and Arbitrage.

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Blood Father

Posted in Movies | Begun 08/12/2016
Blood Father

A solid, old-school thriller – and if this is Gibson’s first move toward amends, I’m open.

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Pete’s Dragon (2016)

Posted in Movies | Begun 08/12/2016
Pete’s Dragon (2016)

I must confess to becoming misty on two occasions.

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