Chloé Zhao's remarkable film Nomadland is anchored by another exquisite performance by France McDormand.
Is Godzilla truly the King of the Monsters – or should he return to Monster Island?
Special Presentations Going into American Pastoral, all I knew was that this was Ewan McGregor’s directorial debut in which he plays a father whose life is ruined by his daughter’s political actions in the 60s. Not a groundbreaking premise, but when an actor has been around as long as McGregor and worked with as many great […]
Kingdom Come (Paiman Kalayeh, John Lyons Murphy, 2012) – I’ve been recently working on writing a piece about questions you should never ask at a Q&A following a screening at a film festival. One of those questions is “Was it a struggle to get this film made?” I say you shouldn’t ask that not because […]
It might still have Steven Spielberg's trademark streak of sentimentality, but Lincoln might be the director's most satisfying historical drama to date,
Cynically designed and crafted to win a boatload of Emmy’s and Golden Globe awards, Hemingway and Gellhorn has been engineered to seem edgy and transgressive enough to be interesting and as bland and hokey as possible to appeal to the out of touch geezers who vote for these awards in the first place.