We watch Bond movies to be transported to glossy locations and marvel at beautiful people, not to trudge through underlit apartment buildings in the depths of winter.
Gus Van Sant’s latest, a modest biopic of cartoonist John Callahan, casually avoids biopic and addiction story tropes.
A shitty year with some excellent movies.
With a rounded-edged Academy ratio and a muted, earthy palette, A Ghost Story creates a reflective sense of time passed and passing.
Una is more successful suggesting the vestiges of what would have made it a successful play than replicating them.
Terrence Malick’s latest feature, Song to Song, clarifies the experimentation of his previous two films.
Lion is a tearjerker, but by the time it wants you to cry, it’s earned the tears.