Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce both give a master class in acting in The Two Popes, which loses steam in its second half but is nonetheless an absorbing discussion.
Greta Gerwig has given new life and a sense of urgency to Little Women, making it feel timely and timeless.
Marriage Story is delicate and painful, tender and heartbreaking all at the same time, and in its messy complexity it feels true to life.
Les Miserables is a powerful film, one that speaks many different truths and does not pretend to have easy solutions.
The Irishman is the ultimate gangster movie; not necessarily the best, but certainly definitive, with the dramatic weight of a life long lived.
The King is dispassionate, and sometimes drab, but it keeps Shakespeare’s insight and recreates his literary style.
Soderbergh’s latest tries to do many things but doesn’t stick around long enough to develop any of them. A stellar cast is mostly squandered with brief roles that don’t leave an impact.