Posts Tagged ‘movie review’

Wind River

"Wind River," Taylor Sheridan's powerful follow-up to "Hell or High Water," is a contemplation of the strangers within our midst.

The Hitman’s Bodyguard

An enjoyable if rote romp through the buddy cop tropes, with Ryan Reynolds as badass superspy enemies-turned-allies.

Brigsby Bear

"Brigsby Bear" is one of the oddest, and oddly satisfying, things to see at the cinema.


This trenchantly observed dramedy from the team behind "Obvious Child" examines the trials of young womanhood.


A tense, well-made drama that is less an exploration of the pivotal role of the 1967 Detroit riot than the human tragedy behind a tiny part of it.

13 Minutes

This compelling German drama looks at Georg Esler, whose little-known 1939 assassination attempt on Adolf Hitler failed to prevent an apocalypse he foresaw.

Atomic Blonde

Essentially the first "John Wick" imitator, "Atomic Blonde" stars Charlize Theron as a Brit spy in an action / thriller with jaw-dropping stunts and camerawork.


As humble painter Maud Lewis, Sally Hawkins gives a performance that's essentially a portrait of pure love. One of the best films of 2017.