Review: The Favourite

Filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos is about as close we get these days to a surrealist auteur in the Luis Bunuel-traditional sense with his 2015 "romantic comedy" The Lobster being a prime example of his idiosyncratic tendencies. So it's no surprise that his latest is as far from a stuffy period piece as one gets. The Favourite … Continue reading Review: The Favourite

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Review: Roma

Roma tells the story of a young housekeeper working for a middle-class family living in Mexico City during the 1970's. Roma isn't a traditional narrative but rather an unique experience of life that only a filmmaker like Alfonso Cuarón could create. Cuarón, also serving as his own cinematographer, crafts an endless stream of breathtaking images … Continue reading Review: Roma

Review: Widows

Steve McQueen's follow-up to his Best Picture-winning 12 Years a Slave is an impressively ambitious heist film that cares more about its characters and their world they inhabit than pulling off a flashy caper. Viola Davis leads a tremendous ensemble that includes Michelle Rodriguez, Colin Farrell, Robert Duvall, Daniel Kaluuya, and breakouts Elizabeth Debicki, Cynthia … Continue reading Review: Widows