Glass Onion is everything you could ask of a sequel: bigger than the original, keeping the same charm that made it a hit, but innovating on the formula. It feels like a proper new chapter in an ongoing adventure, not a retread of the same story.
See How They Run (2022) – Movie Review
As inoffensive as it is unremarkable.
SSIFF: Triangle of Sadness (2022) – Movie Review
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.
Ticket to Paradise (2022) – Movie Review
For better, and for worse, Ticket to Paradise is an old-fashioned Hollywood rom-com, relying on how much you miss the era it seems plucked out of.
Everybody Hates Johan (2022) (Alle Hater Johan) – Movie Review
A delightful comedy full of quirky characters, absurd situations, and explosions.
Not Okay (2022) – Movie Review
Not Okay is a thoroughly entertaining satire aimed straight at the shallow fame of the social media age, co-opting the aesthetics and addictive trappings of Instagram and Tiktok while taking them to task.
Persuasion (2022) – Movie Review
A tiresome gimmick, on a weak story, with performances that run from unremarkable to dreadful.
Cha Cha Real Smooth (2022) – Movie Review
A weirdly displaced coming-of-age story weighed down by its author insert protagonist.
The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (2022) – Movie Review
A Nicolas Cage movie as weird, fascinating, and unpredictable as Nicolas Cage himself.
Fire Island (2022) – Movie Review
Fire Island is the smartest, funniest, gayest rom-com you’ve seen in quite some time.