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  • Ingrid Goes West

    Ingrid Goes West

    ★★½

    Instafamous

  • The Post

    The Post

    ★★★

    I don’t know if I’d like this nearly half as much without all those familiar faces from my favourite TV shows: David Cross, Bob Odenkirk, Carrie Coon, Zack Woods, Sarah Paulson, Alison Brie, Jesse Plemmons...

    A well timed release (though I only just got to it!) definitely aimed at the current administration.

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  • Spotlight

    Spotlight

    ★★★½

    The chase, following up leads, all that reporterly stuff. Spotlight condenses tedious paperwork into a thrilling conspiracy to uncover the truth. And what a big case it is.

    As put early in the piece, "You want to sue the Church?"

  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

    ★★★★

    How long is this movie, I asked myself at several points during. Not because I was bored, far from it. But from the inescaping snail’s pace like the original. Shots linger on Gosling as he does his best robotic acting, a figure staunchly silent against the bright lights and fog of this 2049, an alternate vision of the future that started with Ridley’s Blade Runner, set in 2019. Sure there’s the occasional action moment or gory death, but make no…