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  • Of Human Bondage

    Of Human Bondage

    ★★★½

    Dreary, but when Davis and Howard square off they stare right into the camera and you feel 100% implicated in their torment.  When Davis cuts loose in the last 15 minutes, you see and feel why this was her breakout.

  • The Cabin in the Cotton

    The Cabin in the Cotton

    ★★★

    A blonde Davis has a seductive edge, but she’s paired with a pure hearted dolt in this cotton pickers vs. the man drama.

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  • The Favourite

    The Favourite

    ★★★★★

    Finally, Lanthimos crafts an experience on par with Dogtooth.  

    A truly brutal cocktail:  funny  funny, funny then...complete heartbreak.

  • mother!

    mother!

    ★★★★★

    David Lynch on steroids, and I mean that as a compliment, Arronofsky proves yet again why he's one of our best living directors.  This is by far Lawrence's best work, it's almost a silent performance, and she's so tuned into the role that we believe all the crazy things that are happening.  There isn't a bad performance in it.  The director manages to squeeze laughs out of the most extreme circumstances.  The editing is magic.  Many themes emerge in the…