Comfortably unchallenging French romantic drama, though it does Freudian-slip into implying that the engineer was only inspired to erect his soaring tower when an old flame reawakened his, er, heart.
This 60-year-old story of pursuing a dream with resolute kindness could not feel more fresh in its knowing class clash. Lesley Manville is an absolute treasure, her command of comedic pathos supreme.
There is simply too much stuff to watch these days! So tell us what you’re watching, and why it’s worth our time (or not).
Ridiculous excuse for a thriller — obvious, preposterous, ultimately banal — piles on psychological absurdities as it builds from a maddening middle to an enraging crescendo of misogynist nonsense.
I got an email yesterday from a reader, in response to my #LockdownDailyWalk posts, who was all, “Hey, I thought you couldn’t afford to live in the cool parts of London, what’s up?”
Rosamund Pike is perfection in this intellectual romance, an unsentimental portrait of a woman striving to be appreciated for her mind at a time even more anti-woman than today. Feminist and flinty.
Natalie Portman stars in Lucy in the Sky; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
Lorene Scafaria directs crime drama Hustlers, starring Constance Wu and Jennifer Lopez; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
Sasha Luss stars in action thriller Anna; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
Dominga Sotomayor Castillo writes and directs Chilean coming-of-age drama Too Late to Die Young; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]