In the Summer of 2019, HBO released their miniseries, Chernobyl, about the famous nuclear power plant disaster in 1986 to great acclaim. In the wake of the show’s success, series creator Craig Mazin cited many books and shows about the disaster that helped him make the show. But, one film he cited that stuck out to me was Elem Klimov’s Come and See, a famously bleak Soviet WWII movie from 1985 that doesn’t deal with nuclear disasters at all. So…
Is it as good as last years Venice Golden Lion winner Joker? The world may never know!
Update: My review has officially been published by Film Cred! Read the first paragraph below and read the rest on Film Cred (link at the bottom).
Ask anyone to say something about America, you’ll probably hear any variation of the word freedom. America is the land of the free, but what does it mean to be free in America? Does it mean working…
I love it when a director, a script, and cast comes together. A very good movie that more people need to be talking about and watching. The gorgeous 4K restoration is on the Criterion Channel. Ed Lachman is definitely one of my favorite cinematographers. I need to see more of Mira Nair’s films.
A fascinating entry into the ever expanding canon of defining the 2020s (aka: meaning in a meaningless world.) Needed some more focus and sharpening but I think B.J. Novak definitely skewers self- important liberal culture pretty well in that I saw my worst thoughts and ideas on screen. Hopefully I’ll never act on any of it no matter how I think I’ve finally understood “America.” I’m interested in what Novak does next.
I wonder what Texans think of this film?