Nappily Ever After comes off soft because the obstacles are easy. That can happen when there is too smart and complex for the world she lives in.
Director Dan Fogelman (the show runner for the similarly themed television series This Is Us) knows that much of Life Itself will lend itself to complaints of manipulation to those critics who seek meaning in film but refuse to see it outside the celluloid dark. He doesn’t care.
Puzzle is better at the making then it is at the completion. It takes pride in that accomplishment.
Book Club is a mess because it has the woman wanting Viagra in their lives and getting only Geritol.
Crazy Rich Asians should play well everywhere for those content for it to be just Asian and not bothered by the fact the fact that those that know it well (in Singapore where it has been criticized for not be truly representative of the country’s real class distinctions) won’t see it as Asian enough.
Flavors of Youth points out how memory is essential to all identity. How it is the source of all art and creativity.
To All the Boys I Loved Before (based on the semi autobiographical novel by Jenny Han) creates lead characters with unusual depth for the genre.
Dog Days is a group romantic comedy that is content to let their humans be nice, kind hearted and loyal and their dogs to be good boys and girls.
Guernsey is the perfect choice for those seeking a Netflix and chill night that is gentle, gentile and very British.