Allegiant

AllegiantDirector: Robert Schwentke
Run Time: 2h
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 2.5

Allow me to clear something up: Allegiant is not boring. It’s just really dumb, and poorly executed. Continue reading

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10 Cloverfield Lane

10 Cloverfield LaneDirector: Dan Trachtenberg
Run Time: 1h 43m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 2.5

I have gone back and forth about what my final star-rating should be and I’ve settled on the fact that I cannot forgive the last 20 minutes of 10 Cloverfield Lane. Congratulations, Mr. Abrams. You ruined a perfectly good movie. Continue reading

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Whiskey Tango FoxtrotDirectors: Glenn Ficarra & John Requa
Run Time: 1h 52m
MPAA: R
Stars: 3.0

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is like that one scatterbrained friend we all have. She means well and she’s pretty fun, but she’s way too flustered and messy so you only understand her about half the time. Continue reading

The Witch

Witch, TheDirector: Robert Eggers
Run Time: 1h 32m
MPAA: R
Stars: 3.5

Instead of being a horror flick, The Witch is a slow-burn mind-f***. Incredibly disturbing, the impact of the film will come well after you’ve left the theater. Continue reading

Son of Saul

Son of SaulDirector: László Nemes
Run Time: 1h 47m
MPAA: R
Stars: 5.0

Son of Saul (aka Saul fia) is the most heart-breaking thing I’ve ever witnessed. While I can’t say I enjoy feeling like I’m getting sucker-punched for almost two hours straight, I have immense respect for this film and the story it tells. Continue reading