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Daily Archives: December 25, 2020

THE MIDNIGHT SKY: BEEN THERE, DONE THAT

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George Clooney stars in this space parable that starts out well, then goes adrift. Set in the stereotypically bleak near-future, the story focuses on a defeated scientist who chooses to stay behind in the Antarctic, knowing his days are…
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WW84 (WONDER WOMAN 1984)

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WW84 starts on a promising note, taking a page from the Superman playbook: Wonder Woman sweeps into a shopping mall and dispatches a gang of crooks while saving imperiled children, even sharing a knowing wink with one of them.…
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NEWS OF THE WORLD: SUPERIOR STORYTELLING

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It shouldn’t be unusual to praise a film for its storytelling prowess—especially one based on a best-selling novel—but it’s something I no longer take for granted. Other films may succeed as mood pieces, character portraits, or expressions of personal…
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PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN: SURPRISES RIGHT TO THE FINISH

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Carey Mulligan has never played a woman quite like the one she brings to life in Promising Young Woman… but then, few leading actresses have taken on such a stark and uncompromising character. Writer-director Emerald Fennell sets her up as…
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