Memento (2000)

NOTE: This review was written for the Cinema Parrot Disco‘s IMDB Top 250 Challenge which is working its way through the top rated movies on IMDB. The review was originally posted on the Cinema Parrot Disco site on February 3rd. Head over there to read other guest reviews and join the challenge. There’s an old…

Interstellar: Much more than 2014’s Gravity

Before we get started, let me say two things. First, the bulk of this review will have minimal to zero spoilers and as such won’t go through all of Interstellar‘s (confusing) plot points. If I want to address something specific I’ll discuss it in the footnotes at the bottom of this page. Second, as could be expected, Interstellar has rallied the…

Flashforward: November’s Most Anticipated Films

October Flashforward Films: Most Anticipated: Gone Girl (Rotten Tomatoes: 88%), Fury (78%), The Judge (47%), Dear White People (90%). Least Anticipated: John Wick (85%). The box office crushed it in October. Gone Girl is one of the best movies I’ve seen all year (I have plans to see it for a third time this weekend). Even John Wick, my Least Anticipated film of October was awesome.…

Gravity

So I’m a little late to the party on this one. Sheepishly, I’ll admit that one of the main motivations for writing this review and seeing the movie in the first place is all the Oscar buzz surrounding Alfonso Cuaron’s sci-fi adventure. After months of feet-dragging and ignoring the movie, I finally saw it last night, ignoring…