Written by Michael Clawson "A new masterpiece from one of our greatest living filmmakers, Kelly Reichardt's "Showing Up" is funny, poetic, and profoundly wonderful. A witty and sweetly gentle story about the life of..."… Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson 90/100 No drama. That's rule #1 at Double-Whammies, a sports bar with "big ass beers" and scantily glad young waitresses. Its manager, Lisa (Regina Hall), emphatically stresses the importance of this rule as she trains new … Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson 100/100 Cooled-down melodrama: with performances perfectly calibrated to be heightened but not histrionic, Haynes very often takes the camera and backs away, shooting through windows and doorways to actively avoid magnifying the emotion of a scene. … Continue reading.