• Licorice Pizza

    Licorice Pizza

    ★★★★½

    This is cute as heck and I find myself very annoyed over the discourse surrounding the central relationship especially when a movie like Red Rocket exists. 

    Also, Alana Haim hand in marriage please…just kidding. Unless… 👀

  • The Deep House

    The Deep House

    ★★★

    While the leads are annoying as hell, The Deep House has the perfect setting and atmosphere for a unique haunting. Taking one of my fears (deep water) and one of my fascinations (ghosts) and combining them together creates the spookiest experience.

  • Spider-Man: No Way Home

    Spider-Man: No Way Home

    ★★★½

    I wish I had rewatched the previous Spider-Man films before this one to fully feel the nostalgia but I really liked it nonetheless. I’ve always enjoyed the light and fun energy of Holland’s Spider-Man and how when the serious bits hit, they hit hard. I found myself very emotional. I’m excited to see what’s next!

  • Annette

    Annette

    ★★★★

    I really loved the idea of using a marionette puppet instead of getting a real baby because it shows how our parents pull the strings until we finally cut them and become our own person. I would have loved to see human Annette more though she was fantastic.

  • The 355

    The 355

    ★★★½

    Simon Kinberg’s debut feature as director, X-Men: Dark Phoenix, was polarizing for both critics and fans. His latest film, The 355, will sadly be marked by similar results. In trying to be its own “girl power” Jason Bourne, its screenplay sticks to a by-the-number formula. The film’s leads travel the world, attend a glamorous gala, must protect humanity from an apocalyptic threat, and find themselves double-crossed along the way. Despite its similarity to the masculine narratives that have dominated its…

  • See for Me

    See for Me

    ★★★★

    In 1967, Audrey Hepburn was nominated for an Oscar for her performance in Wait Until Dark, a film about a blind woman who becomes the target of three con-men. Due to the character’s impairment, Terence Young’s film – ranked among AFI’s best thrills – becomes a much more anxiety-inducing experience than most thrillers. But what if the star was actually visually impaired? Something not thought of or considered at that time, but Randall Okita’s See for Me, written by Adam…

  • The 355

    The 355

    ★★★½

    Enthralling action and incredibly high stakes, there’s never a dull moment in Simon Kinberg’s The 355. While not without some issues, the script is pretty tight with dialogue that calls out cliches. Led by a badass ensemble of talents, the film surprises in more ways than one.

  • The Lost Daughter

    The Lost Daughter

    ★★★★

    I greatly enjoyed Maggie Gyllenhaal’s The Lost Daughter, a film that looks at the regrets and loneliness of a mother. Reflecting on a overwhelmingly suffocating journey, it’s an honest and raw portrait of motherhood. The cast is phenomenal and I loved the similarities between the women’s experiences.

  • The Beta Test

    The Beta Test

    ★★★

    Tackles too many things at once that it all gets jumbled together, but you have to admire the filmmakers for being unafraid to call out the industry in this way.

  • Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts

    Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts

    ★★★★★

    No memory of my childhood is as significant as reading and watching Harry Potter. It’s a big part of my identity. And like the actors, 10 years of my life. I cried with them. I laughed with them. They reunited with family and I felt like I did too. I’ll never be able to fully express what this series means to me.

  • The Matrix Resurrections

    The Matrix Resurrections

    ★★★½

    Keanu Reeves is the best worst actor I love him so much

  • The Matrix Reloaded

    The Matrix Reloaded

    ★★★★

    This is already very sexy to begin with and the Wachowskis were like this isn’t enough we need Monica Bellucci