Despite a wholly uncritical, corporate PR tone, King Richard is an effective biopic.
The Lost Daughter, in its normalcy, feels as tense as a thriller because anything could happen, anytime. Watch it for the atmosphere, or the performances, or the story, but don’t let it pass you by.
A moving tale of childhood.
Half gothic horror, half swanky noir, Nightmare Alley is a lot of cinema. It is written to fit together like clockwork, designed and shot to look like the best classics.
All the accolades will make you think there must be something about Belfast. I suggest you look elsewhere.
It was hard for me to engage with the specific in The Disciple, but the general is filled with universal emotions.
The Tragedy of Macbeth is so much my jam that if I didn’t know better I’d think it was made just for me. This is an endorsement as much as it is a warning, because it could very well be that everything that I like about this project is what puts you off.
A road movie that succeeds in building a compelling protagonist but falls short with his foil.
A harrowing denunciation of homophobia and violence in the army, too impersonal to fully land.
An interesting looks at the makings of classic TV comedy, marred by miscasts and an oddly dour mood.