Brings a fundamental new humanity to the story of those who court great danger in order to advance human knowledge. Eva Green is immense. Writer-director Alice Winocour’s compassion is achingly acute.
Lila Avilés directs and cowrites drama The Chambermaid (La Camarista), starring Gabriela Cartol; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
Mary Kay Place stars in drama Diane; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
Patricia Clarkson stars in writer-director Carol Morley’s noir Out of Blue; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
The most soulless of the live-action Disney remakes yet, weighted down by too many blah characters, too much convoluted plot, unconvincing CGI, and a message that doesn’t say what it thinks it does.
Relentlessly dull. A tour of a strange world and “characters” little more than their “peculiar” abilities isn’t enough to whip up fantastical excitement.
Does your movie’s plot need a nudge? Male protagonist and male villain need some feels? Why not try raping some women? [This post is not behind the paywall.]
Nearly Blazing Saddles without the jokes: all genre conventions with none of the fun, just your inescapable expectations met around every sun-blighted corner.
LFF is a veritable orgy of cinema, and I love it. It’s exhausting, but I love it.
An unnecessary sequel that’s empty and arduous, little more than vignettes on vengeance and cruel parades of sociopathic power.