Jeff's Reviews

Thoughts on every movie I've ever seen.

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

A showcase of visual effects, but it’s all incredibly boring. I’m just not a fan of Harry Potter or magical…

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Fastball (2016)

Great biography of the fastball. Nicely paced, well-shot, with plenty of first-hand commentary from established players and some of the…

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Allied (2016)

Like Mr. & Mrs. Smith, only with a historical setting and the polish of Robert Zemeckis. Story and characters are…

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Paprika (2006)

Weird-ass movie, a roller coaster acid trip of dreams. Evokes Gondry’s Eternal Sunshine, Strange Days, Inception with its dreams-in-dreams confusion,…

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Arrival (2016)

I thought we might be getting a quality film about alien contact, a subject that hasn’t been treated with the…

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Primer (2004)

A really impressive personal project by Carruth. The whole thing was made for $7000? That’s amazing. The whole thing is…

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Kon-Tiki (2012)

A paint-by-numbers film about a few guys in a raft for three months. This is a boring story. The fact…

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The Normal Heart (2014)

This is not just a showcase of gay people doing gay things. There is a good story here, made with…

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An Honest Liar (2014)

A great documentary about a fascinating man and his noble principles. Well-made and interesting throughout.

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Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

Gibson is drawn to Jesus-like characters who stick to their convictions and sacrifice everything for a greater good. These are…

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