Review: Avengers: Endgame (2019)

What Kevin Feige and the folks and Marvel have done is unparalleled, and we may never again see the likes of what they have accomplished since the introduction of Robert Downey, Jr.’s Iron Man in 2008. The conclusion to Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe does not disappoint, and uses every single minute of its three-hour runtime wisely, not wasting any beats or character interactions.

Review: Toy Story 4

I’m not sure if this movie was needed, seeing as Toy Story 3 ended so terrifically that it seemed like the end of the toys’ stories (see what I did there?), yet it’s hard not to love seeing Woody, Buzz, and the others yet again — and supposedly for the last time. I grew up with these movies, having been only seven when the first one was released in 1995.

Review: Vice (2018)

As a fan of Adam McKay’s previous work (e.g., The Big Short), I was fairly disappointed in this movie that can’t decide if it wants to be a biopic or a mockumentary. Despite Christian Bale’s as-expected commitment to the role of Dick Cheney, it’s unclear whether we are meant to root for him or hate him or something in between.