1,001 Great Films – Part Nine

by Sara Michelle Fetters - December 1st, 2021 - Features

Bambi, The Thin Red Line and the enduring power of parental love

Bambi, The Thin Red Line and the enduring power of parental love

Encanto (2021)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - November 24th, 2021 - Movie Reviews

Encanto earns its tears, this aria to familial togetherness a loving concerto of community I’d happily hum along with whenever the opportunity to do so might arise.

Encanto earns its tears, this aria to familial togetherness a loving concerto of community I’d happily hum along with whenever the opportunity to do so might arise.

House of Gucci (2021)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - November 24th, 2021 - Movie Reviews

Scott dares the audience to accept what he is doing, no questions asked, making House of Gucci a lethally deranged haute couture treatise on avarice, fashion, family and fame I’m going to be thinking about for a long time to come.

Scott dares the audience to accept what he is doing, no questions asked, making House of Gucci a lethally deranged haute couture treatise on avarice, fashion, family and fame I’m going to be thinking about for a long time to come.

“The Feast” – Interview with Lee Haven Jones and Annes Elwy

by Sara Michelle Fetters - November 19th, 2021 - Interviews

“It’s a contemporary morality tale. It’s about being true to yourself. It’s a warning against rampant consumerism. But it’s also satisfying from a horror perspective. Let’s not forget that.”
– Director Lee Haven Jones

“It’s a contemporary morality tale. It’s about being true to yourself. It’s a warning against rampant consumerism. But it’s also satisfying from a horror perspective. Let’s not forget that.”
– Director Lee Haven Jones

The Feast (2021)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - November 19th, 2021 - Movie Reviews

The Feast does not skimp on the blood and gore, the resulting mixture of social commentary and ghoulish mystical terror beautifully upsetting on a primal level.

The Feast does not skimp on the blood and gore, the resulting mixture of social commentary and ghoulish mystical terror beautifully upsetting on a primal level.

King Richard (2021)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - November 19th, 2021 - Movie Reviews

King Richard is one of 2021’s best films. See it at once.

King Richard is one of 2021’s best films. See it at once.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - November 17th, 2021 - Movie Reviews

Ghostbusters: Afterlife makes more good calls than bad, and for some viewers, when there’s something strange going on in the neighborhood, giving this legacy sequel a look might be the way to go.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife makes more good calls than bad, and for some viewers, when there’s something strange going on in the neighborhood, giving this legacy sequel a look might be the way to go.

Jungle Cruise (2021) (Blu-ray)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - November 16th, 2021 - Blu-ray and DVD

Jungle Cruise does work better at home. It’s kind of the perfect watch-while-folding-laundry movie. I guess that’s a recommendation.

Jungle Cruise does work better at home. It’s kind of the perfect watch-while-folding-laundry movie. I guess that’s a recommendation.

Belfast (2021)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - November 11th, 2021 - Movie Reviews

Belfast filled my heart with joy, and there’s nothing better than that.

Belfast filled my heart with joy, and there’s nothing better than that.

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