What makes Marriage Story unbalanced and faintly dishonest is that we end up rooting for the clueless male egomaniac.
The turf war for the bodies and souls of Montana’s Jews makes for an engaging inter-tribal drama.
Portrait is a masterly work of historical realism — about an enduring love between two women — done in high-flying poetic style.
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The Lighthouse generates dark humor from the madness of toxic males gone rogue — wired to dominate, even as they self-destruct.
Despite some glimmers of hope, By the Grace of God will not be an easy film for anyone — for loyal believers, for those disillusioned by the church, for anyone who has suffered from abuse.
Parasite’s powerful vision of the existentially downtrodden offers equal nods to Karl Marx and Fyodor Dostoyevsky.
“They were pieces of shit when we shot ‘em, but later on they became relics.”
What remains so seductive about Almodovar is the way he replicates the movement of thought, creating a seamless weave between the story moving forward — rather minimal in this case — and the richer, more luminous past.
Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles is nothing if not provocative fodder for a cinematic niche: the animated feature sheds intriguing light on one of the major film directors of the 20th century at a pivotal time in his career. ,/em>