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  • Dishonored

    Dishonored

    ★★★½

    Wow, Dietrich grounds a pretty difficult character. Good dynamics and espionage. And what a terrific ending.

  • Bring It On: All or Nothing

    Bring It On: All or Nothing

    ★★½

    I love these end credits, which have the energy of Odd Future's "Oldie" video (probably their most purely positive legacy).

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  • Nomadland

    Nomadland

    ★★★★

    There's definitely a missing angle. Others have said it better, but the film doesn't quite hit the economic and labor realties behind this subset of people. It's kinda present, off to the side of these great, human glimpses of an America I'm less familiar with. But it feels a little torn between the appealing possibilities of a life with no roots and a soft indictment of capitalism's wreckage. I don't think you can play Amazon apolitically. Still, it's pretty good!…

  • The Trial of the Chicago 7

    The Trial of the Chicago 7

    ★★★

    I rolled my eyes and blew raspberry sounds at every historical invention and Sorkinism, but I still found it entirely entertaining. You could argue that its fun, digestible approach isn't appropriate or right, and you'd be correct. But it's still pretty fun and digestible! I did enjoy watching it very much. Big stars, big moments! Mostly historically inaccurate. 

    Here's the thing. I was watching a little behind the scenes video with Sorkin about this movie, and he was talking about…