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Zach Ralston ★½ 5
[Originally published on my blog]:
A clumsy cross-breeding of grief-trauma relationship drama with ghoulish cult-horror, Aster’s sophomore feature is even less moored and more haphazard than HEREDITARY. Had he cared…
Steve Carlson ★★
This is the purest form of the "bodies in space" film the Vulgar Auterists kept gesturing towards, I think, and we deserve what we get I suppose.
The dancers are…
James Callan ★★★
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Michael Sicinski ★★½ 1
This is a curiously vapid movie, in the sense that anytime conflict could arise, the film short-circuits it, not so much to avoid a tonal rupture as to stay…
Jeremy Heilman ★★ 1
Half-star bonus because I have the throw pillow that the lady used to smother her baby on my sitting room couch.
Michael Sicinski ★★½
My capsule review for Cinema Scope's TIFF coverage:
In describing the histrionic performances that tend to nab Oscars, Mike D’Angelo has noted that voters and juries often mistake “most…
Michael Sicinski ★★★½
Kabwita has 15 bags of charcoal precariously strapped to his bicycle.
He must travel 50 km to the city to sell his charcoal at the market.
While taking a…
Victor Morton ★★★★½ 1
A QUIET PASSION (Terence Davies, Britain, 2017) 9 R
On second view, A QUIET PASSION (a title that could not unreasonably be paraphrased A LOVE THAT DARE NOT SPEAK) transparently…
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