The Shape of Water

Shape of Water, TheDirector: Guillermo del Toro
Run Time: 2h 3m
MPAA: R
Stars: 1.5

I’m convinced critics have no idea what they’re doing. Or they’re just f***ing with us. Continue reading

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Free State of Jones

Free State of JonesDirector: Gary Ross
Run Time: 2h 19m
MPAA: R
Stars: 3.0

You cannot own a child of God…– Newton Knight (Matthew McConaughey)
…but you can own a Lincoln.– My dear brother imitating M. McConaughey

Free State of Jones feels almost as long as the Civil War itself.  Continue reading

13 Hours

13 Hours.jpgDirector: Michael Bay
Run Time: 2h 24m
MPAA: R
Stars: 4.5

Michael Bay’s love of explosions has finally graduated from Transformers into something more useful. (Don’t worry. He’ll screw it up again with Transformers 5.)

Welcome to my most political review yet. Continue reading

Brooklyn

BrooklynDirector: John Crowley
Run Time: 1h 51m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 4.0

Discovering yourself can be a terrifying journey. Add love into the mix and things only get more complicated. So when you realize that there are two worlds you could possibly belong what to you choose: The life you always dreamed about? Or the life you never dreamed was possible? Continue reading