It’s simultaneously a step in the right direction and an insistence to stand pat.
It definitely deserves credit for understanding its lane and staying in it.
It’s just not a particularly special or emotionally moving film in its own right.
The Northman is an impressive achievement and a captivating experience.
It’s a weird experience to watch the Fantastic Beasts movies as a big fan of Harry Potter and the Wizarding World
Each one of our main trio is treated as a real human being with real human complexities. That’s all I want. And it doesn’t hurt that the action is awesome too.
Maybe when we say we want more original movies, we should amend it to say we want more good original movies. Unfortunately, The Lost City is not that.
It’s a towering, all-time cinematic, emotional, and human achievement that embraces the chaos and transforms it into true, human order.
In this video essay, I explore the ways in which Man of Steel presents a moral ideal through the character of Superman.
Here’s my countdown of every movie I saw in 2021