Either Baywatch or Dead Men Tell No Tales could have been good – well, passable – with screenplays content to be plain ol’ mediocre.
20th Century Women is equal parts intoxicating and infuriating.
In one of John Wick: Chapter 2‘s rare peacful moments, Keanu Reeves sports a turtleneck in Rome. Even this film’s lulls are indescribably awesome.
Rosalie Blum is an unashamed crowdpleaser, offering mystery, broad comedy and a buoyancy that prompts post-film recommendations.
Don’t Tell is an excellent film with major flaws, undone by its own lack of focus.
Ridley Scott uses all the black goop and snarling xenomorphs to stage an earnest, ambitious attempt to grapple with big ideas.
Things to Come is grounded in the personal, but it’s also deeply invested in the philosophical and the political.