Split (2017)

M. Night Shyamalan was doing pretty well. He had an interesting, arguably unique thriller plot. He had a protagonist that had an ounce of common sense and a considerable amount of justifiable survival skills. He had a complex, multifaceted antagonist with twenty-one harmless personalities and three misguided ones. And then he blew it.   Sorry…

La La Land (2016)

I won’t fight you if you don’t like La La Land, but I understand why others will want to. I’d been anticipating this movie-musical since the airing of its first trailer, and it certainly didn’t disappoint. The vibrant musical numbers and bittersweet ending, to me, are what really made this film recommendable. The love story…

Why Him? (2016)

WHY HIM? (2016) It’s understandable that this holiday flick earned itself a solid audience rating but less than satisfactory critical reviews. I don’t think Why Him? has what it takes to be a classic, and it’s probably not going to age very well. But even if it won’t contribute much to the cinematic universe, it…