24 • he/him
Anyone can wear the mask. You can wear the mask. If you didn't know that before, I hope you do now.
I’m not really a fan of war or counter-terrorism movies. I didn’t enjoy Sicario because the violence and racial depictions made me uncomfortable. I came out of this movie feeling the same way.
Leonardo DiCaprio gave a strong performance as expected. Russel Crowe completely morphed into character and really sold the role. The only compelling aspect of this movie is the juxtaposition between Crowe and DiCaprio’s characters. Crowe, a CIA chief, controls and manipulates foreign operations from the comfort of his…
This movie kinda baffled me. It somehow both critiqued and glorified toxic masculinity. Or maybe I’m just giving it too much credit. Either way, whether the film had something to say or not, any semblance of a message was shot to hell in the third act, along with a few dozen henchman.
One strength of this film is that, for the most part, it was surprisingly grounded in reality. I liked that Hutch took a good amount of beatings rather…
Not enough Eiza González :/
A massive improvement over King of the Monsters. With less characters, less insulting dialogue and less Kyle Chandler, Godzilla vs. Kong is an epic conclusion to this ridiculous universe.
This movie knows and isn’t afraid to be exactly what it is: a big, dumb CGI distraction from our big, dumb world. Similar to Kong: Skull Island, the movie sacrifices well developed characters in favor of some phenomenal VFX and serotonin-inducing action sequences. It doesn’t work quite…