Category Archives: Entropy

On ‘Christopher Robin,’ ‘Eighth Grade’ and parents making movies about children

2/10 Oh my shitting God, they killed Christopher Robin’s parents too. Disney’s Christopher Robin starts with the title character (Ewan McGregor, Orton O’Brien as a child) being sent to dreary, grey boarding school and necessarily abandoning his fuzzy friends that he … Continue reading

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Yes, ‘Mission: Impossible — Fallout’ is really that good

9/10 I came into Mission: Impossible — Fallout wondering, if these movies are so good, why can I barely remember any of them? I won’t be forgetting Fallout any time soon. In the film’s opening, Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and … Continue reading

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Ambitious horror drama continues to shine in ‘Unfriended’ series

9/10 And now for the surprise sequel to Unfriended, a movie that consists entirely of one long take on a single computer screen. It’s almost impossible to complete a movie within that specific a set of limitations and not have … Continue reading

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‘The Equalizer 2’ doesn’t have a plot

1/10 Every few weeks, I’ll check the views on this site and discover that my review for the first Equalizer movie has hundreds of views, for some reason. In it, I describe Denzel Washington as having come down with whatever … Continue reading

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Nerves, belly laughs from brilliant debut ‘Sorry to Bother You’

9/10 Sorry to Bother You is a special, special film. Cassius “Cash is” Green (Lakeith Stanfield) is an impoverished Oakland resident living out of his uncle’s garage. He starts the film by getting a call center job, which gets him … Continue reading

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