The Alpha Primitive

Film reviews, essays, commentary and sundry writings

Film Title Director Rating Publication Date
The Cloverfield Paradox Julius Onah 2/6/18
Black Panther Ryan Coogler 2/15/18
Red Sparrow Francis Lawrence 2/28/18
A Wrinkle in Time Ava DuVernay 3/8/18
Isle of Dogs Wes Anderson 3/22/18
A Quiet Place John Krasinski 4/4/18
Avengers: Infinity War Joe and Anthony Russo 4/24/18
Tully Jason Reitman 5/3/18
BlacKkKlansman (for Spike Lee 8/9/18
The Happytime Murders (for Brian Henson 8/23/18
Ready Player One Steven Speilberg Not Rated 8/23/18
A Simple Favor (for Paul Feig 9/13/18
White Boy Rick (for Yann Demange 9/13/18
Life Itself (for Dan Fogelman 0.5 stars 9/20/18
Night School (for Malcolm D. Lee 9/27/18
A Star is Born (for Bradley Cooper 10/4/18
First Man (for Damien Chazelle 10/11/18
Bad Times at the El Royale Drew Goddard 10/11/18
The Old Man & the Gun David Lowry 10/12/18
Halloween (2018) David Gordon Green 10/18/18
Mid90s (for Jonah Hill 10/18/18
Suspiria (2018) Luca Guadagnino 10/26/18
Apostle Gareth Evans 10/28/18
Unfriended: Dark Web Stephen Susco 10/29/18
In the Mouth of Madness (1994) John Carpenter 10/30/18
The Wicker Man (1973) Robin Hardy 10/31/18
Boy Erased Joel Edgerton 11/1/18
Can You Ever Forgive Me? (for Marielle Heller 11/1/18
Bohemian Rhapsody (for Bryan Singer (sorta) 11/1/18
Wildlife Paul Dano 11/2/18
The Other Side of the Wind Orson Welles Not Rated 11/3/18
Minding the Gap Bing Liu 11/4/18
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Joel and Ethan Coen 11/9/18
Widows Steve McQueen 11/13/18
Ralph Breaks the Internet Phil Johnston, Rich Moore 11/14/18
The Front Runner (for Jason Reitman 11/15/18
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald David Yates 11/15/18
Burning Lee Chang-dong 11/16/18
Green Book (for Peter Farrelly 11/20/18
Creed II (for Steven Caple Jr. 11/20/18
Shoplifters Hirokazu Kore-eda 11/29/18
The Guilty Gustav Moller 12/6/18
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Box Persichetti, Peter Ramsay, Rodney Rothman 12/10/18
Vox Lux (for Brady Corbet 12/13/18
Mortal Engines (for Christian Rivers 12/13/18
The Favourite Yorgos Lanthimos 12/17/18
Mary Queen of Scots (for Josie Rourke 12/17/18
Mary Poppins Returns Rob Marshall 12/18/18
Welcome to Marwen (for Robert Zemeckis 12/20/18
Vice (for Adam McKay 12/21/18
On the Basis of Sex (for Mimi Leder 12/21/18
If Beale Street Could Talk Barry Jenkins 12/21/18