The knee-jerk, hateful reviews of Don’t Look Up possess comments so outsized, and so beside the point, that they bear a resemblance to the oblivious thinking of the movie’s anti-science ostriches.
Red Sparrow isn’t great in any way, but, at two hours and twenty minutes, we do get our money’s worth of old-school genre entertainment.
Chaos threatens to usurp the plot, but Jennifer Lawrence’s luminous performance keeps the story, such as it is, moving along.
No doubt many will find director Darren Aronofsky’s transgressive vision overwrought, but the film is undeniably powerful.
The unimportance of being too earnest.
Jennifer Lawrence has blossomed into a charismatic screen presence in her gala return as Katniss, the beloved bow-and-arrow heroine of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.”