If I Had an Oscar Ballot (2017)

Best Picture Best Director Best Actor Best Actress Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress Best Screenplay Best Original Score


Review: Black Panther

Incredible world-building and design matched with an impeccable cast, all embodying fully-realized and dynamic characters, makes Black Panther one of the most memorable Marvel movies to date. This, coupled with the success of Creed in 2015, proves why Ryan Coogler is one of the most exciting and talented young filmmakers working today. The film effortlessly … Continue reading Review: Black Panther

Review: The Cloverfield Paradox

It's certainly better than your average "sci-fi/horror in space" movie with a great cast, strong visuals, and an excellent original score. However it's filled with high's and low's, while mostly following familiar beats of older movies in its genre. With each great, fun idea put forward there is an equally baffling and head-scratching one not … Continue reading Review: The Cloverfield Paradox

Review: Phantom Thread

A fascinating character study and relationship portrait with a window into an unseen time and industry. Day-Lewis is as captivating to watch as ever and while the film runs a bit overlong, and can feel inaccessible at times, the filmmaking feels born out of a different era of cinema that is undeniably entrancing. Grade: A-