Just a fan of the movies.
Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves 2023
As fun as it gets.
All Quiet on the Western Front 2022
Germany will soon be empty.
Got to rewatch this in a theater, and it took it to an entirely different level. I don’t think anything is touching Everything Everywhere All at Once for Best Picture this Sunday, but the underdog-lover in me wouldn’t be the slightest bit upset if this somehow played spoiler. The defining movie of the genre. Nothing before is as good, and it’ll take something extraordinary to even be considered worth making after this. This is everything 1917 (a fine movie, don’t get me wrong) could have been.
Mars One 2022
Sundance Film #3
An unfocused movie with the best of intentions, Mars One soars when it hits the right notes, but unfortunately is too scattered in what it’s trying to accomplish for anything to land with as much impact as I’m sure was intended. The opening half hour feels at times like it’s trying too hard to take beats from last year’s Lovers Rock before ultimately settling into a story about a family of four being seemingly pulled in four…
Cha Cha Real Smooth 2022
Sundance Film #10
So glad I was able to finish my Sundance weekend with this gem.
This film resonated with me tremendously. I can remember finishing grad school and being 24 and having absolutely no clue what was next for me. I didn’t work at Meat Sticks or anything like that, but I moved back in with my folks in a small town in Alabama while I tried to figure out what to do next. I felt so stuck, and…