Lady Bird’s story is so familiar, so authentic that it has something that’ll resonate with everyone. We’ve all clashed with our parents; we’ve all had romantic misadventures best forgotten; we’ve all felt stifled by our home town.
We’ve all been to a concert that just felt … sad.
Meal Tickets distils that feeling into an uncomfortable 93-minute documentary.
Ali’s Wedding is a delight.
Phantom Thread only unveils its true nature in its final few minutes.
Mountain lets its majestic cinematography distract from its attempted critique.
Swinging Safari offers a convincing impersonation of an excoriation of Aussie culture in the moment, it falls apart like an overcooked pavlova if you poke it a little.
Like Non-Stop, The Commuter twists absurd action around an Agatha-Christie-esque closed-room mystery.