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McLeod can be poetic, but what is most prominent is Angus' level-headed intelligence, conveyed in a whip-smart performance by Dreyfuss.
Posted Apr 23, 2020
Selah and the Spades (2020)
By focusing on the slippery dynamics between peers rather than their vices, Selah and The Spades avoids the nightmarish outcomes often prompted by drug-infused storylines.
Posted Apr 17, 2020
School Life avoids resolutions that are too easy, twists of fate that magically fix the messy realities these kids live in.
Posted Apr 14, 2020
Lost Girls (2020)
Because of the ongoing mystery, Lost Girls could have benefited from meatier psychology to dissect what happens to a person forced to wait in the dark for so long.
Posted Mar 16, 2020
All the Bright Places (2020)
It's a film of open hearts, of unafraid kisses, of never-ending grief often lived in silence.
Posted Feb 28, 2020
Miss Americana (2020)
A spirited, earnest portrait of a self-aware and staggeringly influential artist.
Posted Feb 4, 2020
The Rhythm Section (2020)
Barbara Broccoli has asked the world to support brilliant new female characters beyond Bond - but hasn't quite given us one here.
Posted Feb 4, 2020
A little more than a hot mess.
Posted Jan 21, 2020
The Two Popes (2019)
With whimsical direction and performances, the potentially ponderous, opaque political picture is elevated into something altogether enjoyable.
Posted Dec 20, 2019
The Party's Just Beginning (2018)
Gillan painstakingly injects good intentions into despair - understanding that pain is multifaceted, and the need to laugh is key to staying afloat.
Posted Nov 29, 2019
Judy & Punch (2020)
The assured fairytale is smart and entertaining, but does often seem like a blown-up short.
Posted Nov 13, 2019
Dolemite Is My Name (2019)
Brewer brings his material to life with bold enthusiasm, and finds a joyous team to help him honour one of the greats.
Posted Oct 29, 2019
Wounds is plagued by the vast emptiness that motivates its leading man.
Posted Oct 24, 2019
The Beach Bum (2019)
The Beach Bum is a film of vignettes, of cartoonish coincidences that link arms and stroll down promenades together.
Posted Oct 23, 2019