This excellent comedy is going to stress the hell out of you, and you shouldn’t miss it.
The genius of Alcarràs is that it finds ways to tell emotional and even political truths as if by coincidence, articulating with silence or in the background what other movies struggle to tell directly.
With so many films devoted to the different aspects of parenthood, I’d never seen one so thoughtfully, so compassionately study the emotional needs of a child.
Prepare to be stressed out, to feel your palms getting sweaty, to see all the things that you know are going to go wrong go wrong, but do watch Boiling Point if you can find it.
I would love to see a two-hour cut of this movie, but even as it stands, I am in awe of its aesthetics, its overarching mood, and Robert Pattinson and Zoe Kravitz’s magnetic screen presence.
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.
Zoe Kravitz is the perfect heroine for this fun, compact tech thriller.
A moving tale of childhood.
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.
I was absorbed by each of these three languid, dialogue-driven stories of romance and regret.