The story of a man who learns that to tame a horse, the first thing you have to control is yourself.
Month: April 2020
Jane Fonda in Five Acts (2018) – Movie Review
From these five acts, Jane Fonda emerges as an impressive, if humanly flawed, figure, a fighter who has overcome trauma and continues to protest when it would be easy and comfortable not to.
The Wild Goose Lake (2019) – Movie Review
Evocative and moody, The Wild Goose Lake finds beauty in resigned desperation.
Private Life (2018) – Movie Review
Everyone involved in making Private Life is smart and funny, and while they offer no easy solutions or ready-made epiphanies, they build two strong protagonists from the ground up, and then take a sledgehammer and break them down with passion.
Bull (2019) – Movie Review
Bull takes a slice-of-life, almost documentary-like approach to its characters and their hardships, which works for and against the story.
Tramps (2016) – Movie Review
Tramps is sunny, colorful, and quick on its feet, and sometimes that’s just what you want for a weekend afternoon.
Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020) – Movie Review
Eliza Hittman brings sympathy and tragedy into an otherwise harsh, matter-of-fact breakdown of the difficulties women face when seeking abortion.
And Then We Danced (2019) – Movie Review
What a joy to find movies such as this, a work of raw emotion and stunning beauty. You owe it to yourself to see And Then We Danced.
The Lost City of Z (2016) – Movie Review
The Lost City of Z feels unmoored in time, looking inward more than outward, but lacks the energy to properly follow through.
Emma (2020) – Movie Review
Emma is a delightful romantic comedy, unabashedly optimistic and full of life and joy.