Written by Michael Clawson "A promising young writer falls in love and faces economic precarity in “The World After Us,” a slight romantic drama from France that irritates more than it endears. Libidi (Aurélien Gabrielli) is leaving his parent’s charming … Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson "Spare and eerily spellbinding, Kyle Edward Ball’s avant-garde horror film “Skinamarink'' taps into an ineffable childhood fear: to be alone in a dark house at night, when shadows and creaks can make even the most familiar … Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson "After a refreshing if not entirely successful stopover in France for “The Truth,” “Broker” marks a thematic and geographic retreat to more familiar territory for Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda. Set in Japan, this tender drama bears … 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 2022. You can see our selected titles..."… Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson "In hindsight, “Hotel by the River” appears to have marked a slight turning point in Hong Sang-soo’s filmography. While his charmingly unadorned visual style is as recognizable as ever in..."… Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson "In the dim, early morning hours, while her husband, son, and daughter are all still in bed, Clarisse (Vicky Krieps) quietly gets dressed, attends to a few things around the house, and then slips out the … Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson "Though it is intermittently pretty funny, what the movie can’t overcome is its shoddy writing. As a satire of class, food culture, and the soul-sucking effect of money and elitism on any form of creativity, “The … Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson "... “God’s Creatures” is a dread-soaked drama about a protective parent consumed by their guilty conscience. When her son Brian (Mescal) is accused of rape, his mother Aileen (Watson) is quick to lie and corroborate his..."… Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson "In “Stars at Noon,” the more ambitious and divisive of Claire Denis’ two movies this year, Margaret Qualley gives a livewire performance as Trish, a booze-addled American journalist desperately looking for a way out of..."… Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson "“Decision to Leave” can be hard to keep up with, but its zig-zagging plot is one that’s deliriously satisfying to get lost in. That’s because every hairpin turn in this intricately assembled procedural leads immediately into … Continue reading.