Trailers for Dax Shepard’s CHiPS looked waaaaaaay too generic.
After the deservedly-abysmal response to last year’s Live by Night, it’s time to ask: Is Ben Affleck a great filmmaker, or just better than expected?
A series of accolades regarding Matt Reeves’ War for the Planet of the Apes:
Looks like I’m going to have to start the cult fan-club for Luc Besson’s Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.
CHOOSE DANNY BOYLE…
A Woman’s Life is French screenwriter/director’s Stéphane Brizé’s achingly human (his signature brand!) riff on Jane Austen-fare, based on the novel by Guy de Maupassant.
The potential impact of Colossal’s creative premise is needlessly spoiled by the trailer.
Unlike most enigmatic movies that feel manipulatively vague in order to simplistically drum up the audience’s interest with an artificially confounding plot (the mystery often intentionally masks – through superficially bolstering – a throwaway story in a classic example of style over substance), the structure of Buster’s Mal Heart is not only justified by, but also imperative to cinematically conveying the title character’s reconceptualization of reality.
João Pedro Rodrigues’ The Ornithologist tries to create a spiritual landscape increasingly detached from logical reality.