Hansen-Løve twists Bergman Island into a circular pretzel during the climax, and I loved seeing how all her seemingly disconnected themes and plot strands suddenly came together into one with such rhapsodic ease.
Sublime Pig a Rare Cinematic Delicacy While one can second guess many of his choices as to which films to be a part of, as far as I’m concerned Nicolas Cage remains one of the great actors working today. The man never phones it in. He never takes a second of his screen time for […]
Werewolves Within is going to go down as one of my favorite films of 2021.
Fennell has delivered a gut-wrenching, must-see work of infuriated genius, and as painful as portions of Promising Young Woman were for me to experience, I’d happily go through the trauma of additional viewings as soon as the opportunity to do so arises.
Summerland is the type of motion picture that gives me hope things are going to turn out all right, not just for the characters living inside this tale, but in the here and now for all of us as well.
Shirley paints the author with an insightfully lush and vibrant brush, her relationship with Rose allowing for a level of empathetic understanding that makes enduring all those ethereal metaphorical ghouls, ghosts and demons magnetically worthwhile.
Never Rarely Sometimes Always is a magnificent piece of culturally observational storytelling that is purposefully raw in its depictions of female friendships in the face of extreme physical and emotional crisis.
Portrait of a Lady on Fire is more than a historical romance. It is more than a feminist drama drawing a metaphorical line from the distant past to the here and now.
Pain and Glory is one of Almodóvar’s most personal storytelling endeavors. It is also one of his best.