I gave Don’t Worry Darling a fair shake, and unfortunately it just doesn’t work, leaving the Twitter drama to be more entertaining after all.
Author Archives: Robert Bouffard
Bodies Bodies Bodies — A Gen Z Whodunnit
It’s a whole lot of fun, and has enough to say that it overcomes an initially vacuous premise.
Three Thousand Years of Longing — Grasping at What We Can
Three Thousand Years of Longing joins what is becoming a chorus of movies singing the necessity of holding onto each other as everything else slowly slips from our grasp.
Marcel the Shell with Shoes On — Seeing the World Through a Shell’s Eye
The main reason to watch this film, though, is because of the emotional maturity and human understanding that Marcel displays
Nope — Jordan Peele Back to Form
Nope, yet again, will have audiences discussing the meaning and details of a Jordan Peele film for a long time
Thor: Love and Thunder — Embarrassed at Itself
it’s all just too thin by the third, and no connection, stakes, or ideas have been substantially built
Elvis — A Typical Biopic Slog
there’s next to nothing to grab onto, besides the charismatic lead performance
The Fallout — An Infuriating Call to Action
It takes an unflinching, scathing look at the realities of this now all-too-common occurrence
On the Count of Three — Raw and Dark, Yet Life-Affirming
On the Count of Three comes across as brutally honest and raw storytelling.
Apollo 10 1/2 — Rotoscoped Nostalgia
Sometimes it’s nice to see the world through someone else’s eyes.