Waves is almost two movies in one. The first is dynamic, energetic, and stressful; the second is slow, melancholy, and contemplative. Both are full of life and emotion.
This translator was pleasantly surprised that Les Traducteurs, in addition to being an expertly crafted thriller, is faithful to our profession.
Jojo Rabbit is good fun, and worth a watch, with a few well-placed gags that will stay with me, even if it does not achieve its potential as satire.
Underwater is a lean, relentless horror-thriller that barges into the screen, does its job and then barges right out again.
Consequences is a rough experience in a ruthless environment, but its regard is clear-eyed and energetic. It is a tale of survival in a violent, hypermasculine world.
The Souvenir is a different kind of love story: a look at a toxic relationship, how they happen, and why people stay in them despite a million obvious reasons not to.
Here’s a story about being foreign, especially about being foreign in your own family. The Farewell is a sharp but grounded observant of the family dynamics in the face of tragedy.