★★★ Watched 29 Dec, 2017 2
Two dissimilar but provocative movies joined at the hip, a cheerful satire and a glum social drama. Both have their legitimacy but they don’t fit together well or plausibly.
★★★★½ Watched 29 Dec, 2017 1
Most original and provocative film of the season—and one of those rare character studies in which every major character is sympathetically misguided.
★★★★★ Rewatched 19 Aug, 2016 7
Only Kubrick and Spielberg, working together on different time planes, could create such a philosophical and intellectual heartbreaker.
★★★½ Watched 24 Apr, 2017
It's rare to find a movie these days that believes in adventure and sincerity and pure storytelling as interchangeable qualities, and lives up to all of them.