Drew has written 3 reviews for films rated ★★½ during 2017.

  • The Last Man on Earth

    The Last Man on Earth

    ★★½

    Women hunting down Nice Guys and auctioning them off to the highest bidder—this is the future feminist ancaps want. You can stop this. Nationalize all men.

    That said, I do wish the film had steered its premise toward a more coherent allegory instead of repeating the same joke about how women be applying makeup.

  • Rat Film

    Rat Film

    ★★½

    There's a lot to chew on when it comes to Baltimore's racial and economic history, and Rat Film gives the best illustration of redlining and its ongoing impact. I was already pretty familiar with this part of it already, so I didn't get much out of it.

    It seems like past that, Anthony branches out in several directions and it all starts getting away from him a bit. A few scenes don't appear to have much connection at all (the…

  • mother!

    mother!

    ★★½

    On the surface it's a tense thriller about a woman struggling to assert herself in the presence of her husband, but if you look closely it's also a collection of poorly constructed allegories pandering to the worst aspects of Internet cinephilia.