Grim, mysterious, and unsettling, never more so than when it is quiet and still. But a brutality lurks below its calm, slick surface. Oscar Isaac’s performance is a work of astonishing minimalism.
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).
Roma wins four awards including Best Picture; Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is Best Animated Feature.
This pitiful would-be-sleazy melodrama is so terrible it can’t even manage to be cheesy.
The movie lover in me cheers at the proposition: Hoorah! Let’s celebrate all good movies wherever they appear. But the film critic in me despairs: Damn, I can’t keep up with the theatrical releases, and now I gotta make it a point to see all the major TV-movie premieres, too?
Was *Taxi Driver* more disturbing, or less disturbing, before its unpleasant truths shifted into the real world?