2017 in Films

20th Century Women – A  (89%RT) – A brilliant and beautiful performance by Annette Bening elevates this touching and funny film. It’s the companion film to Mike Mills’ Beginners (that was about his dad; this his mom.) American Made – B+ (87%RT) – True story of how one man took a job from the CIA and turned…

2013 in Films

Movie Star Rating (0-5) Quick Review 12 Years A Slave **** Yep, slavery sucked. 42 *** A bit formulaic but worth a watch. American Hustle **** The 70s were gross & this movie felt really long. Oscars all around. Before Midnight ****1/2 The characters and the films get better with age. Blue Jasmine **** Cate…

2014 in Films

August: Osage County – (B+) – The play is better but this was phenomenally acted. It’s not uplifting at all. Big Eyes – (C+) – I liked the performances and every scene looked like a painting but overall it wasn’t that great. Plus, those paintings are shitty. Birdman – (B+) – Made to look like one…

2015 in Films

Below are a list of all the films I saw in 2015. Each title is a link to its IMDb.com page for trailers, info and more. American Sniper – (A-) – Technically a 2014 film but we saw it in Jan ‘15. Cooper did a great job of playing a very controversial guy. It deserved…

Every Depeche Mode Song…ranked!

Q: Why Depeche Mode? A: DM is my all-time favorite band.  Electronic pioneers that have influenced bands like Nine Inch Nails, The Killers, Muse, Marilyn Manson and The Deftones among many others. … Source: Every Depeche Mode Song…ranked!