As inoffensive as it is unremarkable.
Halloween Ends is appalling, in every way you might expect, but also in so many ways that you wouldn’t have seen coming in a million years. I am at a loss to explain the chain of decisions that could lead to this outcome.
Moonage Daydream is simultaneously the closest I’ve ever felt to knowing a documentary subject, and the least I’ve ever learned about a documentary subject.
Hard to recommend but for the visual spectacle, Athena features excellent craft in service of a confounding story that betrays itself.
A moody, naturalistic look at a couple under pressure.
Triangle of Sadness has moments of genius and gags that will make you laugh out loud, but it’s difficult to recommend a movie so exhausting.
Hyakka is not an easy watch, but it’s a beautifully made tale of memory, guilt, and forgiveness.
A portrait of two brothers trying to find their own way in modern Tehran.
Ricardo Darín shines in this finely crafted historical courtroom drama.
Forever looks at a family in grief with understanding and infinite compassion.