Brett Haley’s little film Hearts Beat Loud has been advertised in the trailers as “the feel good movie we need right now.” To be honest, I don’t know if we need it right now, but it is certainly enjoyable. The greatest moment in the film happens in the very first scene. The character played by […]
Ramsay takes another step towards perfection.
Everybody wants to belong.
And just maybe made a masterpiece.
Armando Iannucci’s The Death of Stalin is a nasty little film. I am intentionally using the word “nasty” here and not throwing it around like our current president did when referring to former Secretary Clinton. The dictionary definition of nasty is: “highly unpleasant, especially to the senses; physically nauseating or behaving in an unpleasant or […]
Appreciate the work of one of film’s most recognizable auteurs.
And a final farewell to Anton Yelchin
Jimmy Kimmel is funny and articulate. He did a fine job hosting the Oscars telecast his second year in a row. He is a funny white man and knows how to seamlessly weave jokes and satire into heartfelt presentation. But Kimmel should not have hosted the 2018 Oscars telecast, which was a #TimesUp #MeToo and […]
The Party is a gorgeous and anxious piece of choreography from the great Sally Potter. Potter, who along with Jane Campion isag one of the fierce matriarchs of postmodern cinema, began her career in stage choreography, music composition, and opera. The Party blends her eye for movement with her ear for music seamlessly. There isn’t […]