Many movies unavailable to be streamed can be rented as DVDs at a local library
The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 2009
Never really justifies why a remake to a perfect movie should exist but it’s pretty fun until the ending.
The original movie is so tied to the bankrupt NY of the era but the closest this one comes to drawing from the subsequent 35 years of city history is having James Gandolfini play a Giuliani-inspired mayor.
You Hurt My Feelings 2023
Lots of chuckles and uncomfortable pauses.
But I didn’t find really anything in the plot with the son to be very satisfying (or funny). The introduction that he works at a weed shop delivers the exact beats you’d expect.
Jeannie Berlin as usual steals the show
Top Gun: Maverick 2022
This movie works because Miles Teller believes himself to be the most patriotic actor in Hollywood.
Saw this at the IMAX and it felt like being at a homecoming football game. What a blast.
Master Gardener 2022
Kind of an interesting subtext of Sigourney as a producer and Edgerton as a kept talent who can be fired at any moment and tasked with policing for “sexist memes”.
Felt choppy. Not just thematically but like a brooding editor decided to cut a few seconds of each minute that made it on screen