With so much to criticize in real life, it is baffling that Blue Bayou spends more time in soapy melodrama than in a timely, specific denunciation whose foundations are certainly all right there.
In our current landscape, you will not easily find another science-fiction/fantasy epic with such a firm voice, such a maximalist visual identity, or such a portentous tone.
Soderbergh is back in familiar territory with a fun, twisty caper that never loses steam.
Shang-Chi breathes life into the MCU by centering family drama over cosmic lore and real action over CGI.
Fans of film noir will want to see what Reminiscence has to offer, but its allure is surface level. The aesthetic and world-building, as compelling as they are, do not make up for unmemorable plot, characters and dialogue.
I come to you with the rarest of findings: a three-hour movie that knows what to do with its time.
A rich and nuanced study of familial duty, class and disability, with coming-of-age tropes to spare.
This final movie, as messy as it is, provides something Evangelion has never had: a definite conclusion.
The central plot of this movie did nothing for me, but I was engrossed in the lives of the four lead characters all the same.
OSS 117, the character as well as the franchise, has not been able to adapt to the times.