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  • Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    ★★★

    DUNKIRK is a technical marvel, and NOTHING ELSE.

    Look, there's no denying that Christopher Nolan is an accomplished and gifted craftsman. Formally speaking, he really pulls out all the stops here, shooting much of the picture on immense, 70MM IMAX cameras, and unleashing a sonic fury of piercing gunshots, percussive explosions, and horrifying screams of agony (look for this baby to rack up every Sound Editing award in 2018), all set to Hans Zimmer's constantly throbbing (and intrusive) score. With…

  • Good Time

    Good Time

    ★★★★½

    "Don't get confused, it'll just make things worse for me."

    Goddamn, this is great. A gripping and claustrophobic descent into hell. Robert Pattinson is absolutely electrifying.