Terrence Mallick uses the actors, rock stars, and models like a masterful magician who pretends one trick but does another. They are all fools for acting in their own satire.
For those seeking geeky protagonists, ’80s retro, and misfit adventure, here are a few movies that should tide you over until the end of October.
The film director throws out a lot of stereotypical views about conservative ideas, but deep down, he thinks and acts much like the rest of us.
Women, Marie Claire implies, would never want to watch a gripping two-hour tale of everyday heroism amid the backdrop of a fight against looming totalitarianism.
‘Dunkirk’ is not a war movie in the mold of ‘Saving Private Ryan,’ ‘We Were Soldiers,’ or any of the hundreds of other war films that have come before it.
By the simple fact of making and continuing to make so much money, ‘Star Wars’ became the film everyone wanted to make again.
With ‘Baby Driver,’ Edgar Wright infuses the heist genre with an originality that’s consistent with his previous work.
In watching ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ you know for sure that the good guys will win at no cost to themselves or anyone who matters. That’s not a good movie. It’s cheap therapy.
His politically incorrect humor hearkens back to a generation when stardom was less common, and comedians weren’t so paranoid.
This is essentially a slasher movie in space. And despite its talented cast and eye-popping effects, ‘Life’ doesn’t offer much substance beneath the sizzle.
While some parents still need to determine age appropriateness, it captures the essence of the original, and offers virtuous and thoughtful characters.
President Trump’s chief strategist and senior counselor Steve Bannon is, among other things, a successful conservative documentary filmmaker, a rare achievement.
The film proffers a bleak, hopeless world in which the only hero to be found—Wolverine—embraces endless violence, and cannot offer redemption.
The newest Wolverine movie transcends genre, delivering stellar performances and a plot full of loss, pain, hope, and redemption. This is a must-see film.
The film hints that the Japanese authorities learned that merely killing priests would not stamp out the faith. To accomplish that goal they needed something more.
M. Night Shyamalan’s films are often horrific, but for all the wrong reasons. With ‘Split,’ he offers audience something different and interesting.
‘La La Land’ is a love letter to classic Hollywood, a film for film lovers, with nostalgic references to the classic films of yesteryear scattered throughout.
This film about a young black gay man largely transcends politics, offering instead a poignant story about meaning and belonging.
Complex yet reverent, ‘Silence’ explores the meanings and dilemmas of the Christian faith, and decisively sets a new benchmark for religious films.
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