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  • David Bowie: Finding Fame

    David Bowie: Finding Fame

    ★★★★

    Ziggy's famous red mullet = Hermione Farthingale's beautiful red hair.

    I've always suspected that David never quite got over this first great love of his life. Finally seeing Hermione and hearing her thoughts, transposed over images of their life together, and his life after she left him...wow. When she said "Did I cry? Probably. I missed him greatly. We missed each other — as friends, apart from anything else, you know. That's what we really missed. Yeah." Then she looked…

  • Cruella

    Cruella

    ★★★½

    Who would have thought that Jimmy Webb would be lovingly memorialized as a Disney character? I think he would have actually gotten quite a kick out of it. RIP Jimmy.

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  • First Reformed

    First Reformed

    ★★★★★

    Probably the most relevant film of the 2010s and early '20s. How does one go on living a normal life with existential catastrophe looming closer and closer on the horizon? How does one not only survive but maintain a faith? How is it possible to wake up each day and not have a complete moral and spiritual breakdown? It isn't -- not if you're really paying attention.

  • The Death & Life of John F. Donovan

    The Death & Life of John F. Donovan

    ★★★

    I've never wanted to meet someone more than Xavier Dolan's mother.