Sunday, June 9, 2019

The Umbrella Academy: Season 1

I'm dying to say what I really thought of Vanya. Instead - this starts kind of slowly, but gains ground fast in the last half.
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1312171/

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Call the Midwife: Season 8

I still watch religiously, but I feel like it may have jumped its own shark.
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1983079/

Everybody Knows

Definitely a Farhadi film, but not with as adept an ending as the others.
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4964788/ (Original title: Todos Lo Saben)

The Captain

This is a true story?! Ugh, what a powerful lesson.
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6763252/ (Original title: Der Hauptmann)

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Hail Satan?

This is not ridiculous. In fact, it's not ridiculous to say that the film likely produces converts!
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9358044/

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Widows

Smart and stylish, exactly what you'd expect from McQueen. Too incongruous, though.
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4218572/