Monsters and Men feels energized, needed and only slightly forced. It is a statement film that in these divisive times can never be overstated or repeated enough.
The Kindergarten Teacher is a statement on why parents should always listen for the greatness in their children.
Colette needs a good spanking and a nice Café au lait not a proper cup of tea and some polite clothed sex.
El Royale is the best acted and stylish movie of the year.
Ryan Gosling perfectly captures Armstrong’s inner space, his intimate lunacy, the sense that the process, that space itself is the only thing that understands him, that talks to him and is his most adoring friend.
Greengrass approach is documentary like, emphasizing balance at the expense of inner examination. It comes woefully close to over emphasizing Breivik’s viewpoint, until the last 30 minutes puts him in his place.
Hold the Dark is a difficult film to understand and watch because it attempts to explain what the rational mind can only see and understand as evil and motiveless.
The meet cute takes a little bit too long for my taste, but the final relationship is one of the great pseudo romantic comedy pairings of 2018.
Cooper has smartly bet that he can direct himself and Gaga to an Oscar rather than act his way to one.