The scares in Umma are not so prevalent as they are insinuated.
The effectiveness of a film like this is it even has this viewer questioning the nature of his relationship with his own wife. Is there a partnership there, or is it a threat?
Written and Directed by Robert EggersBased on The legend of Amieth by Saxo GrammaticusStarring Alexander Skarsgård, Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang, Anya Taylor-Joy, Ethan Hawke, Björk, Willem Dafoe There is a […]
The end result is somewhere between Wes Anderson and David Lynch, which can be good or bad depending on one’s point of view.
In Almost Famous, we have all problems wrapped up in a nice little bow with not much more than smiles to remember. There should have at least been some sort of venerial disease as a result of all that messing around.
As it stands the film feels like a particularly brutal television movie with a few good lines and way too many characters speechifying.
House of Gucci is a powerful and concise film. It gives us the clear vision of what happens when a family inherits a vision that they don’t fully understand or even deserve.
This film is a tough watch, but it is worthy. One should not watch this nor should they avoid it simply because of who produced it.
If nothing esle, the movie gives us some depth to what feels like an incredibly trite characterization living in memory.
Schrader is not everyone’s cup of tea. Some of us like our tea as dark as the blackest coffee on a cold, bleak morning.
There are no surprises. Just misery in waiting.
If you’re a fan of Ahmed, give this a spin. It’s not unusual to see him play a significantly challenged individual. We’ve never seen him play a father. He does both well until the story runs out of steam and decides it’s going to go the route of Smokey and the Bandit II.
This is a brief tale that lacks any amount of pretension that might be present in a longer film.
The most complex parent gets the title of the film, if only because we know, eventually the daughters will get all of the glory. Talk about inspiration. Talk about greatness. Talk about The Williams Sisters.
This is fine, for an inexact start.
The hard thing about period pieces is those who make them are subject to the sensibilities of the time they are being made.