Silence is one of the most beautiful movies I’ve seen in recent years.
I was much impressed by Patriots Day, so I’ve been surprised to see that it hasn’t received much mention in the annual awards races.
It’s possible to enjoy visiting Jarmusch’s fantasy world, while at the same time realizing that it’s more like Leave it to Beaver than anyone’s real life.
There are so many disappointments in this film that it’s hard to list all of them.
Hidden Figures is an unabashedly feel-good movie.
A Monster Calls does not entirely succeed in its ambitious undertaking, but it does offer enough pleasures to make it worth your while.
This film is so predictable in the way that it manipulates your emotions that it leaves you feeling like the victim of a con game.
It’s anchored by a love story that has little heft and a bigger mystery that gets less interesting as it unravels.
Jackie may lack the immediate payoffs of more conventional biopics, but it offers far greater rewards to those patient enough to wait for them.
It presents the portrait of a young man blessed with extraordinary talent who became known as “the Mozart of chess.”