Andrew Desmond’s feature-length narrative debut The Sonata is a literate, methodically paced throwback gothic thriller that plays a little like a Hammer production from the mid-to-late 1960s that would have starred Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee in the two primary male roles.
Underwater gets the job done. I liked it a lot. Heck, I’m likely to head to the theatre and see it again before January ends.
It is a pity that The Grudge goes so obnoxiously off the rails just as it’s building to a conclusion.
2019 has turned out to be a rather stupendous year for film.
It was a great year at the movies. Here were ten narrative features and five documentaries I wholly adored.
A second twenty-five (because I can).
For me, here were 2019’s six most disappointing motion pictures.
A few odds and ends from 2019 that struck my fancy. Enjoy!
My top 100 films of 2019. Enjoy!