Black Comedy

Parasite

Parasite

Yes, I am the last person on Earth to see Parasite. And I've decided that's okay. It's almost a challenge these days to avoid spoilers. It's not just like the old days...
A Simple Favor

A Simple Favor

I recall seeing the trailer for this movie and being intrigued. After watching movies and television shows that take crime super-seriously, it's always cool to see...
The Lobster

The Lobster

Look, I knew The Lobster was going to be a weird hang. I knew it the second I saw that crumb catcher gracing the upper lip of an oddly squishy Colin Farrell on the poster...
Kick-Ass

Kick-Ass

Having seen this film and Scott Pilgrim right around the same time, I couldn't help but come away from this one disappointed. This plot makes Scott Pilgrim look like...
A Serious Man

A Serious Man

Finally. Finally the Coen Brothers getting back to what they do best--a symbolic, intellectual movie that is both entertaining and utterly dense at the same time. Harkening...
In Bruges

In Bruges

If they gave Academy Awards to eyebrows, Colin Ferrell's would win hands down. Unfortunately the rest of him can't really act for shit, but in this role he is somehow...
The Matador

The Matador

This movie felt oddly insular. I don't know if it was the foreign locations or the sound production or something, but it felt as though the action was taking place in a...
Running With Scissors

Running With Scissors

This book is a tough act to follow. Burroughs, and his absolutely insane life growing up, was a totally engrossing read. It was like The Springer Show on acid. The fact...
Nurse Betty

Nurse Betty

Rating:  This thing had amateur written all over it. That's a shame considering this movie starred the very talented Morgan Freeman and the surprisin...
American Psycho

American Psycho

Rating:  Nothing used to make me laugh more in college than drunken group-readings of Brett Easton Ellis' American Psycho. The man writes like a loboto...
Breakfast of Champions

Breakfast of Champions

Repeat after me: I will never, I repeat never, try to make another movie out of a Kurt Vonnegut book as long as we all shall live. That should be the oath that all directors...