Ejiofor and Hathaway are game, but they’re grasping for something solid, and don’t find it. A deeply unsatisfying novelty artifact of the pandemic that fails to create a necessary sense of transgression.
Autumn de Wilde directs and Eleanor Catton writes Emma., starring Anya Taylor-Joy; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
If you like these sorts of movies, you’ll like this one, a solid SJW drama out to condemn, with plenty of evidence, profit-above-all capitalism that embraces willful negligence and corruption.
And we have winners!
Diane Keaton and Celia Weston star in comedy Poms, directed by Zara Hayes; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
Aretha Franklin headlines concert documentary Amazing Grace; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
Accidental hilarity turns ugly in this baffling exercise in genre-hopping that thinks it justifies its Hollywood-typical adolescent-boy attitudes about women, sex, violence, and morality. It does not.
Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett plan a heist, Diane Kruger plots revenge, and more…
Breezy fun that sticks a shiv into Hollywood’s — and the larger culture’s — disdain for women. Wonderfully subtle comic performances from a great cast having a ball make for a perfectly suitable light diversion from the world right now.
Does every wide release in North America this week feature a female protagonist or female ensemble? Wow.