Jun 172024
 

Bound is still my favorite of The Wachowskis movies, even above The Matrix, which itself has also aged quite well. This one has two amazing performances from Jennifer Tilly and Gina Gershon and Joe Pantoliano for his part was wonderfully chaotic.

 

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May 062024
 

The Ocean’s Trilogy finally makes its debut on 4K Ultra HD and both the video and audio transfers are solid upgrades over the old 2007 Blu-ray release and although a new retrospective featurette would’ve been nice.

 

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Apr 292024
 

Madame Web might have an interesting story somewhere but is another Sony/Marvel that fails just about at every level from the acting, writing and direction, it doesn’t even have that trainwreck aspect going for it either.

 

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Mar 212024
 

Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom isn’t a terribly special sequel and the plot is rather weak, yet I still had a fun and entertaining thanks in large part to the dynamic between Jason Momoa and Patrick Wilson.

 

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Mar 082024
 

Contagion has some things going for it, but mainly from an acting and technical level rather than the story. The cast is mostly good despite having a limited amount of screen time and Soderbergh’s visual style, while nothing new from what he’s done in the past, still looks stunning.

 

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Dec 232023
 

The Man in the Iron Mask is a well made adventure film featuring solid performances, namely Gabriel Byrne and Jeremy Irons and fairly impressive for being screenwriter Randall Wallace’s directorial debut, following up with his Academy Award winning screenplay for Braveheart.

 

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Dec 162023
 

Clue is one of those comedies that have stood the test of time. The actors are so funny and perfectly cast for their respective roles and despite being based on a board game, and as inane/forced as the plot is, it’s reasonably mysterious to go along with the comedy.

 

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Dec 112023
 

Love Actually is just an all around fun, charming and heartwarming romantic-comedy-drama that features an amazing ensemble cast and even though I’ve seen this numerous times, it still doesn’t fail to make me smile.

 

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