Tag: Focus Features
Top Ten films of 2022 . . . that’s a tough chore. Once again, I’m coming in right under the wire. As I write this, my list of Top Films of 2022, we’re seven hours, 30 minutes from ringing in
I confess that, as a film critic, I go into movies cold these days. Trailers tend to give too much away. Social media is ablaze with factoids about new projects; I don’t want to know what a movie will say
Coming-of-age stories are, collectively, a dime-a-dozen. We’ve seen them in the afternoon specials, cinema, and stage. As an audience, we have a fixation with exploring themes of the past and their influences on us as children through, often, rose-colored glasses.
It would be easy to say that B. J. Novak’s Vengeance is a Coen brother – esque film. Novak’s directorial debut, in which he plays the film’s protagonist, Ben Manalowitz, a plucky journalist and podcaster, spends the first fifteen minutes
At one point in Anthony Fabian’s Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris, Isabelle Huppert’s Claudine Colbert, the Directress of the fashionable Christian Dior gallery, matter-of-factly reminds Lesley Manville’s Ada Harris, “You are nobody. Invisible.” Mr. Fabian’s adaptation of Paul Gallico’s classic
With the stunning artistic achievement of his latest work “The Northman”, Robert Eggers earns his place as one of the most consistently interesting filmmakers working today. Eggers excels in creating uneasy environments filled with characters confronting their dark fates. Both
Wolf sees George MacKay and Paddy Considine go toe to toe in Nathalie Biancheri’s stylish thriller, akin to One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. Now in theaters.
Last Night in Soho, the latest from Edgar Wright boasts a strong cast and gorgeous set design, but the story’s paradox unravels in the third act. Now in theaters.