Written by Livvy O'Brien "Jensen employs his long-time muses, Mikkelsen and Kaas, and transforms them into almost unrecognisable characters. “Because he's [Mikkelsen] so handsome, I try to do him not so handsome,” Jensen contends. When compared to..."… Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao "Matt Ruskin’s “Boston Strangler” seemingly has two goals in mind. First, to capture the trend of the true crime genre, a bonafide hit in every conceivable entertainment medium these days. Second, to convey a “girl boss” … Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks "The trend of mediocrity continues with “Matriarch” where she stars alongside Jemima Rooper. Rooper plays a burnt-out woman named Laura who escapes her city life and returns home to reconnect with her abusive mother (Dickie). When … Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks "Before it even starts Hulu’s “Not Okay” starring Zoey Deutch issues a content warning that the film features an “unlikeable female protagonist”. But with the always charismatic Deutch as the lead, I found myself wondering..."… Continue reading.
On the Count of Three
Written by Michael Clawson "“On the Count of Three” walks a tonal tightrope as first-time director Jerrod Carmichael mines the bleakness of severe depression for black comedy. The film, based on a script by Ari Katcher and Ryan Welch, follows … Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann "“Prey” had a lot riding on it. Lots of elements could have spelled official doom, but the film came ready to prove itself. The new setting and character focus gives it a whole different flavor, further … Continue reading.
Good Luck to You, Leo Grande
Written by Taylor Baker "62-year-old Nancy Stokes (Emma Thompson) has never had an orgasm. Following the death of her husband, she books a hotel room and schedules a visit with Leo Grande (Daryl McCormack) a pseudonym for an easy-going mid-twenties … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao It is a truth universally acknowledged, that every few years there will be a contemporary film riff on one of Jane Austen’s works. Whether it is a film about a bunch of rich upper east siders … Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks There have been plenty of true crime miniseries in the streaming era. Many of them are similar and almost seem to copy each other. “Candy” isn’t much different, except this series is of much better quality … Continue reading.
Episode 126: Kimi / Death on the Nile / Dog
On Episode 126 of Drink in the Movies Taylor is joined by Anna Harrison to discuss First Impressions of: "The Northman" & "Elvis." Followed by a discussion of the new releases: "Kimi," "Death on the Nile," and "Dog."… Continue reading.