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Acasa is one of those rare films that raises difficult questions, and never promises any answers, if the answers even exist at all.
Music flows through Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom like a conduit, conducting the passion, pain, and pride of all the characters who play it.
Ultimately, the story never attains the dramatic lift for which it aspires, and the result is a movie that rings surprisingly hollow.
American Utopia was the perfect end to a lousy day. Byrne’s music felt like rain–rinsing, cleansing, healing.
Soul is a really, really good film. It’s ambitious without being pretentious.
The terror of where we are adds a frightening subtext to this cautionary tale of where we might be headed.
All this extra huffing and puffing somehow leads to diminishing returns–more hiking for less mountain.
It’s bound to provoke passionately polarized responses, replete with credible arguments that this might be either the best or worst thing Nolan has ever done.
If you can manage this ebb and flow of narrative energy, Ammonite will reward you with a compelling drama.
The filmmakers are clearly aiming for clever and edgy. Still, it would’ve been nice to feel something for anybody in this entire movie.
“The difference between life and the movies is that a script has to make sense, and life doesn’t.”
The Devil All the Time (2020)
For 138 minutes, the filmmakers invite us to wallow in the slop, along with a platoon of unpleasant, unredeemable characters. Read more…
Devotees of the 1998 classic will find homages sprinkled throughout the story, right alongside a host of welcome changes. Read more…
The Rental (2020)
Horror skeptics take heed from one of your own: This one might just scare the be-jeebers outta ya. Read more…
Bill and Ted Face the Music (2020)
As for me, I'll feel safe in saying that this movie made me laugh out loud more than once. No way? Yes. Way. Read more…
Boys State (2020)
Whatever your political proclivities may be, Boys State is likely to make you laugh, make you angry, or even inspire you, sometimes within the span on a single speech. Read more…