Four Favorites of Last Month👇
What a refreshing take on the genre. The American Western is known for its fearless heroes. But Gary Cooper’s character Will Kane doesn’t fit that description. He admits to being scared, flirts with the idea of abandoning his town, and begs for help from the locals. Yet in spite of this, he refuses to compromise his integrity. Great tension, great dialogue, and cinematography with real purpose. I’d recommend it.
The Menu cleverly takes advantage of a multi-course meal within the movie to structure its events. It’s a really smart way of stringing together moments that constantly one up each other without ever feeling repetitive. The wild, rollercoaster of a film doesn’t lose itself in its absurdity, that is, until the ending. Fortunately it happened to be written, edited, and acted so sharply that the last scene doesn’t ruin the experience. Ralph Fiennes stands out in this one, depicting a cunning, unpredictable chef.…