Month: February 2022



Cyrano de Bergerac is one of movie history’s most beloved protagonists, portrayed countless times including the Oscar-winning performance by José Ferrer, an Oscar-nominated performance from Gérard Depardieu, and Steve Martin in the charming, contemporary retelling Roxanne.Read Full Review


Jackass Forever

I am in the generational sweet spot for Jackass Forever. The iconic pranks and stunts show premiered when I was still in grade school, and it’s particular brand of (mostly white) bad boy idiocy caught fireRead Full Review


Marry Me

I can’t in good conscience call Marry Me a good movie, though the unfortunate truth is that I did enjoy myself. The preposterous romantic comedy stars Jennifer Lopez and Owen Wilson, a pair that upon first glanceRead Full Review



The “COVID movie” is a still a bit of a gamble. The years-long pandemic which has caused (and continues to cause) mass death and sidelined “regular life” (whatever that means) is both a controversial topicRead Full Review


Decent Maybe Awards for 2021

Best Director Gold: Jane Campion, The Power of the Dog Silver: Jasmila Zbanic, Quo Vadis, Aida? Bronze: Ryusuke Hamaguchi, Drive My Car Best Actress Gold: Renate Reinsve, The Worst Person in the World Silver: Jasna Duricic, Quo Vadis,Read Full Review



Neil, our protagonist in Sundown, is an emotionally solitary man. Played by Tom Roth, in a performance that is equal parts tranquil and weary, he struts through his life with seemingly little regard for the feelingsRead Full Review


The Worst Person in the World

As 47, it can probably be said that Norwegian director Joachim Trier is no longer a newcomer. His first film, Reprise, was released in 2006 and it announced a director whose vision was so exciting and unique,Read Full Review