What exactly did the Duke’s music symbolize to Russell’s shifty characters, two upwardly mobile lowlifes more anxious to fleece the world than fall in love?
I admire director Terrence Malick for continuing to jettison staid storytelling for the sake of exploring his dense moral vision.
The Big Short is a deftly sardonic piece of doomsday economic diagnosis that is as entertaining as it is alarming.
Exodus: Gods and Kings is a tribute to those overblown biblical movies of the 1950s, albeit with all the eye-candy trappings that today’s high tech special effects can offer.
A strange mix of characters who all have complicated pasts gives rise to a novel that blossoms — exactly as a flower does — into a complex drama that includes several points of view and a wide range of emotions.