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  • Happiest Season

    Happiest Season

    ★★★½

    Justice for Jane

  • Leap Year

    Leap Year

    ★½

    WHY IS THERE AN ENGLISHMAN PLAYING THE IRISH CHARACTER THAT JUST FEELS WRONG

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  • Hamilton

    Hamilton

    The room where neoliberal hubris happens 

    I’m not a fan of this film because it provides a perverted fanfic of history in which the writer weaves his own ego into the narrative of a morally reprehensible and frankly, underwhelming, character in history. Throughout American history, at different periods of time people seek to claim the myths of historical icons for their own ideology; Hamilton is one of them. Reagan-loving conservatives did so in the 80’s because they used Hamilton‘a ideals…

  • My Own Private Idaho

    My Own Private Idaho

    ★★★★★

    Love this movie. All about looking for love and belonging in America despite all the capitalism and the alienation that works against such human connection. “I love you and you don’t pay me.” The images are so striking and soft and powerful. Love the music as well. I really think all movies should incorporate motorcycles and should include three or more cities - My Own Private Idaho meets those requirements.