I vehemently believe that positive visions are essential for helping us imagine better for ourselves. Where are they?
Plus grounded human experiences, from escaping a cult to — yes — doing an espionage. (First published June 3rd, 2022, on Substack and Patreon.)
I correctly guessed 9 out of the 24 categories, which is appalling. I shall be in my corner reprimanding myself.
Our most honored films are Roma (five awards), The Favourite (four awards), and Can You Ever Forgive Me? (three awards).
Works for your appreciation with gasp-inducing action sequences and an ethos that has fun with its legacy while moving in a new direction.
It gets a tad heavy-handed, but my eyes welled with tears of geeky joy at the film’s embrace of an optimism it steadfastly refuses to see as old-fashioned.
Cuz people are speculating what Brad Bird’s new flick Tomorrowland might be about, and then speculating how much folk will be upset if it turns out to be something else entirely…
A few shoulds off the top of my head: Bryan Singer. Brad Bird. Christopher Nolan. Joss Whedon. A few should-nots: Brett Ratner. Michael Bay.
…is that Brad Bird made Tom Cruise human again. Or perhaps for the first time.
The most fun straight-up action movie in ages: while it touches on concerns about terrorism and rogue nukes, there’s nothing too heavy. But what makes it so special is how up-close and personal it is.