Eliza Hittman brings sympathy and tragedy into an otherwise harsh, matter-of-fact breakdown of the difficulties women face when seeking abortion.
What a joy to find movies such as this, a work of raw emotion and stunning beauty. You owe it to yourself to see And Then We Danced.
Marriage Story is delicate and painful, tender and heartbreaking all at the same time, and in its messy complexity it feels true to life.
Quietly, slowly, Portrait of a Lady on Fire paints a lavish picture of love and friendship, as intellectual as it is passionate.
Arrival is one of those rare films that are simply perfect the way they are. Every time I see it I am astounded all over again at how a film can be so profoundly clever and emotionally touching at the same time.
Antonio Banderas shines with an understated performance in Pain and Glory, a self-reflective study in nostalgia.
God’s Own Country is harsh, but it is also tender, and it’s all the more affecting because it finds hope and love not in a fairy tale but in a story that feels real and lived in. I am sorry I missed it when it came out, because I feel like I lost valuable time where I could have been thinking about it.
If you haven’t seen Parasite, and you’re here because you’re planning to: I envy you, because you’re about to go on a wild ride.
Booksmart is everything a teen comedy could ever aspire to be: it’s razor sharp, it’s quick on its feet, it’s full of love and tenderness, it’s original, it’s uplifting, and as if that wasn’t enough, yes, it is a comedy, and it’s hilarious. Olivia Wilde directed a treasure of a movie, and you cannot watch it soon enough.
The less you know about Us, the better; trust that it is terrifying and brilliant, go, and suffer well.