While not as perfect as Game Night, The Story of Fire Saga is a hilarious sendup of Eurovision and another great comedic turn from Rachel McAdams.
Month: June 2020
The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019) – Movie Review
Here is a thoughtful, peculiar story, about two friends and a house, and the deep ties between them.
Furie (Hai Phuong) (2019) – Movie Review
Exactly what I want out of a martial arts movie: practical action, a badass hero that can take a beating, no nonsense.
The Half of It (2020) – Movie Review
An enjoyable tale of friendship and longing with two immensely likable protagonists -weighed down by a messy last act.
Da 5 Bloods (2020) – Movie Review
How rare a pleasure, to see a director so confidently in command of his craft, with a cast so in sync with a common vision.
The Vast of Night (2020) – Movie Review
An intriguing experiment, elevated by clever direction and impressive long takes.
Shirley (2020) – Movie Review
Shirley is an odd film, a study of repressed resentment more than a biopic, and it is all the more compelling because of it.
Vivarium (2020) – Movie Review
A high-concept horror that, while not entirely successful, is remarkable for sticking to its concept to the bitter end.
Personal Shopper (2016) – Movie Review
An odd, quiet film that is content existing in a feeling, in a moment, centered on a great performance by Kristen Stewart.
All Day and a Night (2020) – Movie Review
All Day and a Night is less than the sum of its parts, a collection of tropes held together by clichés.