Joel has written 3 reviews for films rated ★★★★ during 2017.

  • Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Spider-Man: Homecoming

    ★★★★

    Spiderman Homecoming is the joint effort of Marvel and Sony that comic book fans thought we'd never get with a Peter Parker(Tom Holland) that was great in his scenes in Captain America: Civil War in a film that works so well in rebooting the character(for a third time now) and it's done so well.
    Tom Holland is that young Spider-Man that Andrew Garfield couldn't pull off(just didn't give off that nerdy feel Peter Parker need to work) and Tobey Maguire…

  • Your Name.

    Your Name.

    ★★★★

    The body swapping anime film by director Makoto Shinkai in his sophomoric endeavor. Your Name follows a boy and girl who swap bodies and discover about themselves, mortality and the human connection. The film starts off light by using the scenario for comedic effect before changing pace and turning the film into a thriller where they can both need to help each other achieve a goal. The intriguing part is to see not only how they adapt to the lives…

  • Kong: Skull Island

    Kong: Skull Island

    ★★★★

    Kong Skull Island is yet another iteration of the classic King Kong storyline, but now as an introduction to the classic monster to a new monster universe. As in all other versions of Kong, a team of people find an unexplored island and encounter numerous beasts there with Kong being the centerpiece. However, unlike the 2005 version, the movie doesn't waste time getting to the island and giving us Kong early and often. Every time Kong is onscreen, he is…