Posts Tagged ‘film criticism’
The idea to continually aspire and ascend – and someday succeed – propels both the brilliance of "Safety Last!" & the enduring legacy of Harold Lloyd’s appeal.
Nicolas Cage's unexpected revival of one of his campiest characters elevates, however slightly, an otherwise unremarkable VOD disaster.
"Hidden Figures" earns its inspiration by understanding the hard-fought ways in which cultural perseverance factors into equations larger than any of us.
It's been one helluva year. So let's just talk about some great 1996 explosions, OK?
The best Kennedy film in 25 years fuels no conspiratorial fires but suggests our collective complicit collusion in stoking embers of the "rosy" Camelot era.
“Sing” is sure to get kids shimmying and singing along. The adults rounding them up will recognize stage fright when it comes to the movie singing its own tune.
A shameless, soulless, deeply cynical treatment of grief as a narrative shell game that goes for "A Christmas Carol" but instead emphasizes the dick in Dickens.
Not quite the imperfect perfection in which punk music so often traffics, but a film of appropriately piercing volume and knotty shape.