I understand why critics love this film, but Ciro Guerra’s diptych portrait of the imperilled Amazon never struck a nerve with me.
Isuca ain’t your typical fanservice anime.
Hidden Figures, the story of three black, female mathematicians making history in the sixties, is one hell of a crowd-pleaser.
Silence subtly subverts the insidious narrative of meaningful misery that’s so ubiquitous in Western (and Christian) culture.
The premise reads like arthouse erotica: a French farmgirl moves to Paris, falls in love with another woman, has a lot of sex.
When Fences gets caught up in the moment, it sings like the best cinema.
Fifty Shades Darker sands off the sharp edges that made its predecessor an interesting – if not precisely good – film.
Gloriously weird in a way that will either revolt or delight you.