RSS feed for manilazic

Favorite films

Recent activity


Recent reviews

  • Won't You Be My Neighbor?

    Won't You Be My Neighbor?


    Absolute ledge of a man

  • The Childhood of a Leader

    The Childhood of a Leader


    Dumb and unfocused, borderline irresponsible in what it's (half-heartedly) saying about psychopathic behaviour and in what it's doing to the cinematic form tbh! The set design is exquisite, but the camera is stoopid, with longish takes for no reason and bizarre, obfuscating framing choices that feel more like flights of fancy than bold, expressive decisions. The actors try their hardest to little success and Corbet, supposedly going for brutal honesty, ends up being gross (can we leave Stacy Martin's breasts alone now?). The score is cool but does most of the heavy-lifting and feels wasted on such a silly enterprise.

Popular reviews

  • Me Before You

    Me Before You


    ✨A film so hateful should never be seen or have been made.✨

    The beautiful, but most importantly very rich Will (Sam Claflin) should never have had an accident. He was such a perfect guy! "What's the point of being rich and beautiful if you can't even ski?"! is the basic premise of this film.

    Even worse, what's the point of finding a young, slightly basic middle-class girl to whom you can mansplain everything about art cinema, and who is ready…

  • A Wrinkle in Time

    A Wrinkle in Time


    When Oprah’s character was listing a bunch of ‘warriors’ like Nelson Mandela or Einstein, I thought she would say ‘Oprah Winfrey’ but she didn’t. Lame.