Romancing the Stone

This review is written for my dear friend Aleks who alleges that Romancing the Stone is “the best film ever made.” I love you Aleks, even though you’re wrong.  NO Release date: March 30, 1984Director: Robert ZemeckisLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: My friend Aleks. Suburban moms in their 50s.  When should you watchContinue reading “Romancing the Stone”

Attack the Block

Happy to report that if aliens attacked my neighborhood, I would run. Good luck everyone! YES Release date: May 11, 2011Director: Joe CornishLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People who didn’t like E.T. Folks who love a “cult classic.” When should you watch this movie: At an “underrated films” film festival. At a reunionContinue reading “Attack the Block”

Pacific Rim

“Badass” is an under-scrutinized axis of serious film critique YES Release date: July 12, 2013Director: Guillermo Del ToroLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People who love giant robots and hate Michael Bay. When should you watch this movie: When you’re avoiding texts from your friends for no good reason. While also watching the olympics.Continue reading “Pacific Rim”

Wonder Woman 1984

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse… NO Release date: December 25, 2020Directory: Patty JenkinsLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People who “just can’t wrap their heads around all these new pronouns.” People who did too much coke in the 80s to remember what it was actually like.  When should you watchContinue reading “Wonder Woman 1984”

Space Sweepers

All Korean people are hot. Idk why, it’s just true. YES Release date: February 5, 2021Director: Jo Sung-heeLanguage: Korean Who should watch this movie: Sci-fi fans who are lukewarm about Fifth Element. Folks who haven’t recovered from Star Wars: Episode VIII When should you watch this movie: When you want to watch something fun, butContinue reading “Space Sweepers”