As June flies past in a blur of brilliant sunshine and torrential rain, we’re sitting inside, watching films and writing short form Japanese poetry. What else? This month the movie forecast is as variable and unpredictable as the weather. Luckily, our friends on Twitter are always ready with insights, opinions, and seventeen razor-sharp syllables. Here’s a selection of June 2016’s best Haiku Reviews!

Top 10 Haiku Reviews

FINDING DORY by Productions Cubed (@prodcubed)
Simple main story
Support cast stole the glory
Love Baby Dory

FINDING DORY: by Joshua Bradley  (@airjoshb)
Hank the Octopus.
Most laughs per minute this year
Best Pixar sequel

THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS: by David Brook (@Dave_or_did)
Fun, kid friendly romp
Doesn’t do anything new
But raises some smiles



INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE by David Brook (@Dave_or_did)
Too many side plots
Totally devoid of drama
So who cares, not me

INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE: by Joshua Bradley (@airjoshb)
When a sequel gets
Green-lit twenty years later
Low hopes actualized

INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE: by Joshua Bradley (@airjoshb)

More time passed between
the Independence Day films
Than Star Wars movies.


KEANU: by Renata (@Renata099)
This film needed to
Focus less on George Michael
And more on kitten.

HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE: by Jeff Sneider (@TheInSneider)
Taika Waititi‘s
Hunt For the Wilderpeople
Was Majestical


QUEEN OF EARTH: by Lorna Martin (@lornarabbit)
Powerful acting
Beautiful photography
But where is the plot?

FREE STATE OF JONES: by Joshua Bradley (@airjoshb)
Let freedom ring out
Can’t we all just get along?
No. No we can not.

Matthew McConaughey (center) and Mahershala Ali (center left) star in THE FREE STATE OF JONES

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