Written by Taylor Baker "...the rawness that the lead actors wear in their performances elevate the film and confirm Song as one of the most exciting screenwriting dramatists since Florian Zeller burst on the scene with 2020’s “The Father.”"… Continue reading.
Author: Drink in the Movies
Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant
Written by Alexander Reams "When it’s all said and done, Guy Ritchie’s filmography will be in contention for one of the most varied, he’s an auteur who turns the griminess of Britain’s underworld into art, a studio player who manages … Continue reading.
Hot Docs 2023: The Team (El Equipo)
Written by Maria Athayde "The documentary begins in 1984 when Dr. Snow receives a call asking if he could go to Buenos Aires to help exhume the remains of "los desaparecidos" or "the disappeared," who were kidnapped, murdered, and tortured … Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker "...it is the implicitness of what is depicted that charges the film with an electricity that few filmmakers can evoke. What Schrader wrote is an atonement for more than just the leading man in his film. … Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson "In David Eastel’s “The Plains,” the mundane act of commuting home from work provides the formal scaffolding for a subtle but profound character study. For much of the film’s enthralling three hours, the camera sits..."… Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann "Deja vu sets in as a new group of teens is targeted by Ghostface in Woodsboro. Directing duo Radio Silence, along with the writers, pay their tribute to the iconic original but use it to springboard … Continue reading.
One More Time (2023)
Written by Jeff Sparks "Besides the wonderful performance from Stiernstedt, the film excels in its cinematography with beautiful lighting and vibrant color grading that makes Amelia’s surroundings pop in every scene..."… Continue reading.
Peter Pan & Wendy
Written by Alexander Reams "Lowery’s adaptation is the antithesis to most of Disney’s recent fare, instead of a phoned-in, rushed, and overall lackluster production quality, it feels alive, the opening sequences in London feel more creatively inspired than the entirety … Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks "While I find Wan overrated, he surely isn’t talentless. There’s one scene where Renai is hunting around her house after she spots a ghost lurking down the hall. When she turns the corner there’s an open … Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams "The beauty of “Beef” is in its ugliness, the dirtiness that Lau and Cho find themselves in after chaos has uprooted their lives. The option of staying in the desert might be best for both of … Continue reading.