• Happiest Season

    Happiest Season

    ★★★★

    if i could go back in time and tell my younger self that one day i’d be watching something like this with my dad while we made a holiday dinner... i wouldn’t have believed it

  • The High Note

    The High Note

    ★★★

    dakota johnson, just in case you’re reading this, please know that i would give it all up for you. i would buy so many limes just to make you happy

  • Happiest Season

    Happiest Season

    ★★★★½

    this was one of the most joyous experiences i’ve had all year and no i’m not joking in the slightest

  • Mank

    Mank

    ★★★

    .....jeepers

    (actual review to be written upon rewatch)

  • Ammonite

    Ammonite

    ★★

    i’ve spent many hours of my life seeking out stories like this. not all of them are (or have to be) love stories, but even when love isn’t the main focus there’s still one element that every good film needs: chemistry. and ammonite has none. that isn’t the only thing lacking here, but it’s the most glaring reason why this never clicked for me. i sometimes give the benefit of the doubt to some of the worst films i’ve seen…

  • EverAfter

    EverAfter

    ★★★★½

    i cried during the entire second half of this... while playing uno with my family

  • Rising Phoenix

    Rising Phoenix

    ★★★★

    the paralympics kind of ate up the olympics... i’m sold

  • Run

    Run

    ★★★★

    in today’s world this feels like a familiar story, echoing both fiction like sharp objects and real stories like gypsy rose blanchard, but that familiarity doesn’t make it any less potent here. i was skeptical, not wanting to indulge this worn out plot that seemingly exists only to mystify and thrill able bodied audiences. but i’m excited to say that’s not exactly what i found in this case

    my first discovery here was that newcomer kiera allen acts circles around…

  • Black Mirror: Shut Up and Dance

    Black Mirror: Shut Up and Dance

    oh NO.....

  • Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

    Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

    ★★★★★

    we’re gonna need a criterion release of this bad boy

  • Charlie's Angels

    Charlie's Angels

    ★★★★½

    NO! 😭 the chad was Great 😁

  • Apollo 13

    Apollo 13

    ★★★½

    in space no one can hear you pee