No snark, no spandex pantomime spectacle. Just noir mystery, Pattinson’s sad recluse a detective in a cesspit of corruption. Relentlessly grim, all darkness and despair, not escapist but of our time.
Intense, unconventional, often uncomfortable portrait of Beach Boys leader Brian Wilson that transcends the typical clichés about madness and creativity.
Overwrought nine-tenth-life crisis drama; not even a great cast can create sympathy for the artistic and existential turning points on arty display.
Spotlight takes four awards, including Best Film…
Please see this movie. We need to let Hollywood know that there is, in fact, an audience for sophisticated drama for adults.
I am deeply concerned about the fact that one character is called “Detective Loki.”
Ruby may be the most odious Manic Pixie Dream Girl ever, because she is a not-real woman, so we cannot even console ourselves with the notion that she has her own independent existence apart from Calvin.
Holy shit, Indiana Jones and James Bond are fighting frickin’ aliens. This is a geekgasm. Or it should be. But it isn’t.
Take a break from work: watch a trailer… I’ve already seen this movie, and it was a unique experience, and I imagine my reaction to the movie is probably what my reaction to the trailer would have been, had I seen the trailer first: Wha’? Weird! Sad! Huh? Ya wants original movies, this is one … more…
*Knight and Day* may have generic characters doing generic things in generic situations, but it’s got Movie Stars with huge white smiles looking pretty and being blandly inoffensive in exotic foreign locales. What’s that? You need more than that? Why do you hate Hollywood?