Bayona manages to hold it all together (just barely) by finding moments of sadness, pathos and tragedy to mix in with the requisite dinosaur terror.
First Reformed is one of Schrader’s finest films. It is his redemption, and a perfect fit for his transcendental style
Yes, it is a mess, but families are messy also. The best of them are also near super duper.
All the Ocean films do share the fact that their star powered casts are there to have fun, cash a paycheck– and if luck be a lady, make a good movie. The con is that is they convince the audience of the same.
It is all so emotionally and nakedly obvious. And that not only makes Sunday’s Illness good but near great.
Set It Up is so smart that it almost attains singularity, just not enough for the average Netflix viewer to be unchill with it.
Tag is one of those movies
that is much better than it has any right to be.
All I Want, a smart little indie co-written by the actress Melissa Center and debut director West Liang, is the millennial attempt to beat The Big Chill.
Foul mouth and over confident gangsters, international female assassins, domestic hit men with fuckup siblings, kingpins with hot triggered heirs that have daddy inferiority complexes, a city in riot mode, and Dave Bautista channeling Drax 2X, make for an over emoting ensemble that tries to keep up with the overheated plot.