Today I Watched: Blade Runner 2049 (Denis Villeneuve, 2017)

Blade Runner 2049 (dir. Denis Villeneuve, 2017)

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“[D]ecades of speculation and analysis led to extreme self-consciousness. This feels less like a sequel to Blade Runner than like an adaptation of collected critical essays about Blade Runner; everything intriguing has been dragged to the surface and rendered inert. At the same time, the mystery/quest narrative kept making me think of The Da Vinci Code, which I’m guessing is not a comparison that anyone involved in 2049’s making would welcome.” —Mike D’Angelo

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Today I Watched: Mother! (Darren Aronofsky, 2017)

Mother! (dir. Darren Aronofsky, 2017)

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Score: 6½ to 7− out of 10.

Today I Watched: Baby Driver (Edgar Wright, 2017)

Baby Driver (dir. Edgar Wright, 2017)

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Provisional score: 7½ to 8− out of 10.

Today I Watched: Dunkirk (Christopher Nolan, 2017)

Dunkirk (dir. Christopher Nolan, 2017)

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Score: 8+ to 8½ out of 10.

Today I Watched: Death Note (Adam Wingard, 2017)

Death Note (dir. Adam Wingard, 2017)

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Score: 1½ to 2− out of 10.

Today I Watched: Twin Peaks: The Return – Part 8

Twin Peaks: The Return – Part 8 (dir. David Lynch, 2017)

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Provisional score: 9− out of 10.

Today I Watched: Rick and Morty – “The Rickshank Rickdemption”

Rick and Morty – Season 3, Episode 1 – “The Rickshank Rickdemption” (2017)

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Score: 9/10.