Booksmart: Raunchy Comedy has Heart and Brains

3.6 out of 5 stars (Slightly Above Average) Booksmart is one of the most refreshing, funny, and intelligent movies I’ve seen this year.  The directorial debut of Olivia Wilde, the film has been compared to and marketed as a female version of Superbad, a “classic” comedy I did not enjoy.  However, Kaitlyn Dever (TV’s Last… Continue Reading

Greatest. Gatsby. Ever.

5 out of 5 stars (one of the best films I have ever seen, period) Note: This film was the first I saw by director Baz Luhrmann.  His films are visually unique, as well as giving actors some of their most memorable performances.  I have a friend who got me to watch most of Luhrmann’s… Continue Reading