What elevates 1917, to me, is that in the middle of all the action, it is a touchingly human film.
Her Smell left me completely exhausted and more than a little dazed, but Elisabeth Moss’ work in this film is colossal.
Part thriller, part drama, part comedy, Hustlers is an exhilarating ode to powerful, sharp, and, yes, ruthless women who blaze their way through a landscape that only sees them as objects to lust after and then discard.
Although the character of the arrogant, self-centered movie star is a worn archetype, the mother-daugher relationship in The Truth does not feel like a cliché.
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.
The Rise of Skywalker walks back The Last Jedi by returning time and again to tropes and formulas. I wanted more.