Hell or High Water (2016)

A brilliant, riveting, extraordinary modern Western. The performances are incredible. The dialogue is incredible. The characters are incredible. What don’t you want? It’s an incredible film. The sibling relationship at the heart of the film feels so true to life. Brother relationships are so easy to make shlocky or shmaltzy in films, but this one…

War Dogs (2016)

This is one of those movies that’s not flat-out bad, but it very frustrating in that there’s clearly a better movie in there, desperately trying to get out, but being squashed by so many things – the director, the script, the visuals, etc. The (true) story here is incredibly interesting, and could make for profound…