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In Motherless Brooklyn, writer-director-star Edward Norton paints with brilliant brush strokes, but he doesn’t know when to step back from the canvas.
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For this episode, we bring in a special guest, Daniel Gimlin, to discuss Scorsese’s Marvel comments, and talk about The Irishman. We also drink The Bull, a delicious, fruit-forward red wine.
Jexi had potential, buried underneath all the layers of badness.
For this surprise episode, we talk about Joaquin Phoenix’s incarnation of the Joker. Plus, we drink some tasty red wine.
For all its flaws, I will give it this: Anna boasts the rare distinction of being bloody and boring at the same time.
What we’re left with is a well-made movie with brilliant performances, but it’s also an unpleasant and exhausting cinematic experience.
This week, we screen an over-the-top 90s classic, The Rock. We got cornball one-liners, frantic Michael Bay direction, and a wacky chase through the streets of San Francisco.
Unplanned plays like an impassioned jeremiad, feverishly pitched toward the contented faces in the choir.
“War is cruelty,” William Tecumseh Sherman once said. “There is no use trying to reform…
In The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo–the first English-language adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s novel series–director David…
“Always make the audience suffer as much as possible.”
Greyhound represents a successful attempt to boil away unneeded ingredients and reduce the experience of war down to its essence. Read more…
The King of Staten Island (2020)
The movie takes Pete Davidson and moves him into an alternate reality, one where a tragedy has rendered him physically and spiritually inert. Read more…
The High Note (2020)
The High Note hums with real chemistry between the romantic leads and an infectious affection for good music that really put the hook in me. Read more…
The Assistant (2020)
"Of course I'm respectable. I'm old. Politicians, ugly buildings, and whores all get respectable if they last long enough." --… Read more…