Adam Driver

Marriage Story

Marriage Story

I recall someone saying that they should technically call this Divorce Story. Accurate. And then someone else I know asked why in the hell anyone would want to watch a...
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Nobody needs to hear yet another Star Wars take. But here it is. This series has outlived its usefulness. The trilogy, as they've concepted it, has outlived its usefulness...
The Dead Don't Die

The Dead Don’t Die

Jim Jarmusch is one of those directors I think I'm supposed to like. He's like a slightly less weird David Lynch with Kicking and Screaming energy. Or maybe Slacker-era...
BlacKkKlamnsman

BlacKkKlansman

It turns out I've seen quite a few Spike Lee movies over the years. The first one was School Daze back in 1988. The second I saw in the theater was Do the Right Thing...
Logan Lucky

Logan Lucky

I liked it better when it was called Kingpin. Ok, it's not really a similar film other than the fact someone's prosthetic hand is played for laughs throughout the film...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

What can I say about The Last Jedi that hasn't already been said? Well, nothing, really. Other than to say ho-hum. Maybe it's age. Or maybe it's cynicism. Or maybe these...
This is Where I Leave You

This Is Where I Leave You

Oh the joy of a good ensemble cast. It always feels to me like they're trying to re-create St. Elmo's Fire or Diner or something when they get all these great, compelling...
While We're Young

While We’re Young

There are always claims that so-and-so is the "voice of a generation." It spans media, from film writers and directors to singer-songwriters to politicians. Thing is, I...
Frances Ha

Frances Ha

This is one of those stammery movies. If you've seen one, you know what I'm talking about. I weird mixture of scripted and unscripted moments that feel both realistic...