The Goldfinch

Feels more like a forgery than a work of art.

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Shazam

Ever since Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, DC’s comic book movies have begun moving further and further from the family-film nature of the original Christopher Reeves Superman saga. With each passing movie, they get darker and darker in hopes of recapturing the supposed sophistication and serious tone of The Dark Knight. On the other end, in…

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The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

From its redundant title, obnoxious music, confusing meta-narrative to its insistence that Chris Pratt was more likable when he was fat, The Lego Movie 2 feels hastily assembled in comparison to its effortlessly creative predecessor. It’s been five long years since The Lego Movie first graced the world with its presence. An inventive, touching story…

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Serenity

You ever see a movie you can smell? When I was in the second grade, my school went on a field trip to a Gulf Coast Fish Hatchery. It was not what I would call a fun experience, as the entire trip was full of the aroma of dead fish and sea spray. Serenity smells…

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Vice

Before the movie started, I helped a little old lady seated next to me open her bag of Werther’s Originals. She walked out after about thirty minutes. She didn’t even finish her candy. We live in a polarizing time. There are certain people with internet connections who believe that Hollywood is a conspiratorial organization hellbent…

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