Stunningly, achingly, rigidly, endlessly, irredeemably boring.
Steven Soderbergh’s second iPhone film is a nimble, dynamic con story, even if the topic of NBA negotiations can be obscure at times.
We have seen many films about addiction, but Beautiful Boy is really a film about fatherhood, about that desperate sensation of wanting to help a loved one and not knowing how.
The Favourite is unabashedly modern, it has sharp teeth, and it is outrageous in all the best ways.
What I liked most about Velvet Buzzsaw is that, for a film so acerbic, so sarcastic, so misanthropic, so nihilistic, its brutal takedown of the art world is… actually quite well done.
Awash in warm bronze, yellow and dark green, every shot in If Beale Street Could Talk is a pleasure to watch.