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.
Valdimar Jóhannsson’s feature-length debut Lamb is one of the more captivatingly daft, yet oddly heartbreaking, motion pictures I’ve seen this year.
I have zero wish to spend much time on Dear Evan Hansen.
This is a richly talented ensemble, and every member puts forth their best effort.
“I wanted to make something entertaining, but a film that also resonates emotionally.”
– Ruth Platt
Martyrs Lane walks down its own unique moonlit path with imaginative determination.
For Kurosawa, Wife of a Spy is proof the director renowned in the late 1990s and throughout the 2000s as a modern master of horror hasn’t lost an ounce of his creative acumen.
“It’s such an easy word: kindness. It’s such a simple thing. It’s a very simple act to find that kindness in your heart.”
– Jonathan Butterell
I adored Everybody’s Talking About Jamie.