chief film critic for IndieWire.
“Tori and Lokita” is the angriest movie the Dardenne brothers have ever made, a distinction that shouldn’t be taken lightly in the context of filmmakers who’ve spent the last three decades carving diamond-sharp moral dramas from the plights of Belgium’s most dispossessed people.
Like most of the duo’s work, “Tori and Lokita” leverages the irreducible nature of human dignity against the ever-worsening apathy of human civilization. Like much of their work — including the Palme d’Or winner “Rosetta” and the…
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Marvel is so good at getting people to do things for money in a way that reads like love.
there's some very cutesy stuff here (most of it an ominous, logical continuation of the content snake eating its own tail), CGI New York City is a really a Character Unto Itself lolol, and Jon Watts is now unquestionably the worst director to ever make a Spider-Man movie.
also, not a spoiler, lol at Pete and his friends for simply *assuming* they'd all get into MIT. a very cool premise for a $250 million movie.