A bitter -but no less astute- observation of a family in crisis.
Month: November 2020
Hillbilly Elegy (2020) – Movie Review
A jumbled mess of cliches and melodrama, painted only in the broadest of strokes.
Where’d You Go, Bernadette? (2020) – Movie Review
Starts out as a delightful quirky comedy, and while fun, it loses steam towards the end.
The Life Ahead (2020) – Movie Review
Although not groundbreaking, The Life Ahead is a thoughtful drama, with a powerful and dignified performance by Sophia Loren.
Summer of 85 (Été 85) (2020) – Movie Review
François Ozon combines summer romance, teenage love story and coming of age in this beautiful film.
The King of Staten Island (2020) – Movie Review
There are scenes here that work well separately, but as a whole The King of Staten Island is a character study about a character that isn’t all that interesting to study.
Kajillionaire (2020) – Movie Review
Miranda July’s latest is a spirited comedy surrounding a heartfelt family drama. A delight full of creativity and emotion.
Rebecca (2020) – Movie Review
Someone, somewhere, might have done something different or interesting with an adaptation of Rebecca, but Netflix seemed to only want an HD remaster.
On the Rocks (2020) – Movie Review
Sofia Coppola’s best work since Lost in Translation is an expertly written comedy, featuring masterful work by Bill Murray.