Written by Michael Clawson Warm, snappy, and fanciful, Richard Linklater’s “Apollo 10 ½: A Space Age Childhood” blends memories of an adolescence in the suburbs of 1969 Houston with a yarn about a 10-year-old beating Neil Armstrong to the moon. … Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson The influence of Pedro Costa looms large in Lê Bảo’s “Taste,” a film of striking visual depth and clarity. Set in the watery slums of Chi Minh City, Vietnam, the richly colored, crisply defined chiaroscuro in … Continue reading.
Our Drink in the Movies team have compiled a comprehensive piece that provides a shared look at each of our top 10 most anticipated films of 2022. All selections are currently scheduled for a 2022 release and/or in post production. … Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson Shot mostly in static long takes that don’t hold much sway, what loveliness there is in the Georgian drama “Comets” is minimized by chemistry that feels forced. The story centers on Irina and Nana (Nino Kasradze … Continue reading.
It is a tradition on the Drink in the Movies Podcast to commemorate the year in film by talking about our favorite films and giving out our own special superlatives. As our site has grown over the past year, we … Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson Whereas some birds appear to flutter strenuously as they fly, birds of prey, or kite, as the movie refers to them, look more like they are comfortably “swimming” through the air above us. Likewise, “All That … Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson ...Jake replies. Soothing. Not a bad word to describe the effect Kogonada strives for with a movie that, despite some of its finicky visual detail and rigidity, has the relaxing appeal of a placid body of … Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson 90/100 Plenty of directors could be described as wearing their influences on their sleeves, but with De Palma, it seems more appropriate to say he holds his up and waves them around over his head so … Continue reading.
The natural landscape of Manitoba takes on an ethereal quality in Ste. Anne, the experimental first feature from Canadian writer/director Rhayne Vermette. Intuitive editing conjures a sense of floating… Continue reading.
Our Drink in the Movies team have compiled a comprehensive year-end piece that provides a shared look at each of our top 10 films of 2021. You can see their selected titles… Continue reading.