1917 (Review)

1917 ★★★★ Letterboxd ScoreStarring: George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Mark Strong, Andrew Scott, Richard Madden, Benedict CumberbatchDirection by: Sam MendesScreen writers: Krysty Wilson-Cairns, Sam MendesCinematography: Roger DeakinsUniversal Pictures, in theatres January 10th George Mackay and Dean Charles-Chapman give the performance of a lifetime 1917 begins casually with a simple look into the day to day duties …

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So You Loved Uncut Gems, Now Go Watch Good Time

Good Time ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Letterboxd ScoreStarring: Robert Pattison, Benny Safdie, Barkhad Abdi, Buddy DuressElara Pictures, A24 "Uncut Gems" is one of the most talked about films of 2019. Whether or not you loved the film, we cannot deny that it is being discussed and dissected. The Safidies and Sandler have created something …

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The Grudge’s Only Curse, Is Itself (Review)

The Grudge ★ ★ Letterboxd ScoreDirection/Screenplay: Nicolas PesceStarring: Andrea Riseborough, John Cho, Demián Bichir, Jacki Weaver Screen Gems, Ghost House PicturesIn Theatres January 3rd, 2020 What began as a profound and original horror film franchise in Japan (Ju-On) has now been ultra Americanized and muddled down to a series of uninspired and sleazy jump scares. …

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Uncut Gems is Pure Anxiety

UNCUT GEMS (R) ★★★★★ Letterboxd Score Starrring: Adam Sandler, Idina Menzel, Julia Fox, LaKeith Stanfield A24 Pictures You cannot easily explain what Uncut Gems is about. The closest comparison that I can make is that it is essentially A Serious Man (Coen Brothers) and any crime drama from Martin Scorsese rolled into one anxiety driven experience. …

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Ronan Shines as Jo March in Little Women

Little Women ★★★★1/2 Letterboxd Score Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Laura Dern, Timothée Chalamet, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, Emma Watson In Theatres Christmas Day Let me just start by saying I have not yet had the pleasure to read the novel or indulge in previous renditions of this beloved tale. I think because this is my first experience with …

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