“I’m never satisfied. I always want more. I want to be able to achieve that vision I had when the film was just an image in my mind.”
– Andrea Arnold
Chicken with Plums is frequently mystifying, yet it still remains an emotionally captivating marvel in all the ways that matter most.
From the vast landscapes to the creases lurking at the corner of a person’s smile, all of it matters, the internal intricacies of the human condition revealed in visual layers that continually caught me by surprise.
While I’m sure younger kids might get a kick out of Hotel Transylvania, I can’t suggest families check-in at a theatre for a 90-minute stay.
Radnor has crafted characters who live in the real world and not in some fantastical juvenile celluloid fabrication of it.
Hit & Run is relatively well acted and shows a great deal of promise, just not enough of the latter for the former to matter near as much as it otherwise would.
Sparkle is a turgid slog of clichés, facile melodrama and missed opportunities.
Farewell, My Queen presents a side of the French Revolution I’ve never thought to ponder, this look behind the gates of Versailles oftentimes fascinating.
You get what you pay for with Step Up Revolution, and if one is willing to purchase a ticket, probably in 3D, chances are they won’t be disappointed.