I recently rewatched the Sci-fi/horror classic Alien. The good news is that it is still the innovative, compelling, and suspenseful film that I remembered. The bad news, I forgot how awkward the climax was.
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If there’s something strange in your neighborhood, who you gonna call? Me, cuz I want to hear all about it. Especially if these Ghostbusters are involved.
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Bridge of Spies is what you expect from Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks, an entertaining and grounded take on the material, that excels at almost all times.
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Steve Jobs is frontlined by a blazing script from Aaron Sorkin and another great turn from Michael Fassbender, while Danny Boyle keeps the three settings of the film feeling fresh.
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With Spy, Melissa McCarthy has delivered possibly her finest performance to date in a film that is a fantastic send up of the spy genre while also being a pretty good straight up spy movie.
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Inherent Vice is an epic and hazy descent into a weird and wonderful 70’s LA world and Paul Thomas Anderson happily takes us there.
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Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) is a kinetic farce of the celebrity psyche anchored by some great performances and an incredible technical presentation.
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Muppets Most Wanted brings the crew back for another adventure and the results are fun, fast paced and hilarious.
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Spike Jonze’s Her is a wonderful sci-fi romance that features a compelling look at our future while dissecting the possible complexities that would arise in relationships as AI becomes a reality.
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This year’s Palme d’Or winner, Blue Is the Warmest Color, is a fantastic character study about young love, lust and coming of age.
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