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  • The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave

    The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave

    ★★★

    Weird mix of genuinely striking imagery (albeit with a little bit of a reliance on slow-motion early on, and POV shots late in the film) and meandering story that burns through a bunch of remarkably unsympathetic characters - leading to it probably being taken best as a well-made black joke, albeit one that opens with a main character who's murdering women who remind him of his dead ex-wife because he can't get over how they got naked in the forest…

  • The Kid Who Would Be King

    The Kid Who Would Be King

    ★★★½

    Historically significant as the penultimate film released by Fox Studios before it got swallowed up (forever?) by the Disney behemoth, and artistically significant as writer/director Joe Cornish's somewhat slow in arriving follow-up to ATTACK THE BLOCK, this gently (but genuinely) subversive, goodhearted take on a King Arthur for the 21st century features a nearly-unrecognizable Rebecca Ferguson (trapped, Loki-Style pre-Ragnarok in a cave in the earth by CGI roots) as Morgana LeFay and a combination of Patrick Stewart and young actor…

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  • Lemon

    Lemon

    A person could accuse this film of many things, but false advertising isn't one of them.

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★½

    It's sort of tricky to know what to say after this one--on the one hand, I'm pretty sure a lot of other people are articulating things better in their reviews, and on the other hand, I'm still recuperating from the experience of this one. That said, I feel like I should write something, so a few points:

    +I was worried about seeing it in 3D, but the film's color palate is bright enough that it didn't feel like I lost…