3 Stars High (Time Very Well Spent)

For one reason or another just didn’t qui-i-ite make it to four stars. I’ll likely watch them again if they cross my path, or if I get a bug to watch a certain performance.

Queen of the Desert

Posted in Movies | Begun 04/07/2017
Queen of the Desert

Meet Out of Africa’s kindred spirit

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Going in Style

Posted in Movies | Begun 04/07/2017
Going in Style

Fresh and fun – bravo.

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Neruda

Posted in Movies | Begun 02/03/2017
Neruda

Poetic and experiential, just like its subject.

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Split

Posted in Movies | Begun 01/20/2017
Split

Suspenseful yet sensitive, and McAvoy hits Bona Fide in one fell swoop!

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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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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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Slash

Posted in Movies | Begun 12/09/2016
Slash

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American Honey

Posted in Movies | Begun 12/06/2016
American Honey

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The Birth of a Nation

Posted in Movies | Begun 11/27/2016
The Birth of a Nation

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The Ones Below

Posted in Movies | Begun 11/26/2016
The Ones Below

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Allied

Posted in Movies | Begun 11/23/2016
Allied

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Hello, My Name is Doris

Posted in Movies | Begun 11/20/2016
Hello, My Name is Doris

Tender, relatable, emotionally logical, and above all respectful.

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Don’t Think Twice

Posted in Movies | Begun 11/15/2016
Don’t Think Twice

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Kevin Hart: What Now?

Posted in Movies | Begun 10/14/2016
Kevin Hart: What Now?

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Equals

Posted in Movies | Begun 10/04/2016
Equals

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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 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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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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