“The movie succeeds when it remains gently, consistently funny, while demonstrating real interest in the meaning of its story and what those ideas mean for the people it’s about.”Continue reading “The Duke – Review”
“The movie takes big, bold, purposefully discomforting swings but then becomes oddly insular, as if unsure of how to resolve things once they’ve been fully set into motion.”Continue reading “Not Okay – Review”
“This is a film that makes the most out of a precarious placement – it sometimes teeters on the edge of a more generic and far less inspired version of itself, but an energetic realization and wholly committed spirit pay dividends.”Continue reading “Hustle – Review”
“It’s dark and bracing, but unafraid to let its characters be soulful, vulnerable, and complex.”Continue reading “On the Count of Three – Review”
“A fascinating and nuanced tale, surprisingly lighthearted at times and wrenchingly probing at others.”Continue reading “Riders of Justice – Review”
by Ken Bakely
Catching up with two more reviews of movies that I missed from the first half of the year, here are my thoughts on Autumn de Wilde’s Emma. and Leigh Whannell’s The Invisible Man.