Taissa Farmiga investigates a demonic nun; Chloë Grace Moretz goes to gay conversion therapy; more…
Rachel Freier starts an ambulance service; Kelly Macdonald gets into jigsaw puzzles; more…
Kelly Macdonald is exquisite, bringing a lovely freshness and authentic life to a familiar sort of character. Even a script that is often improbable and strained cannot detract from her journey, hard as it tries to.
Behold a time before helicopter parenting, when children roamed free, ate cake for dinner, and played with fire. A delightfully old-fashioned treat.
Finally! Pixar gives us a fully fledged, well-rounded, beautifully developed female protagonist, with a complex, provocative personal journey that is hers alone. A film of her own!
Maybe this will turn out to be less idiotic and less twee than it looks. But probably not. Still: David Tennant!
Here’s the thing about Joel and Ethan Coen: they can make anything, absolutely anything, intensely profound and deeply weird — and weirdly deep — and cruelly magnificent all at the same time.