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  • The Butterfly Murders

    The Butterfly Murders

    ★★★★½

    Wuxia meets Euro-horror for one helluva debut. Would kill to see this on the big screen.

  • Déjà Vu

    Déjà Vu

    ★★★★★

    Sure, UNSTOPPABLE is great, but this is the one. Staggeringly good.

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  • Pola X

    Pola X

    ★★★★★

    Peak Carax, and then some.

  • To the Wonder

    To the Wonder

    ★★★★★

    From the opening scenes, a film of aching, gnawing sadness. Kurylenko, as Marina, gives one of the great performances in Malick’s filmography, her openness to his mode in absolute cohesion with her character’s desperate, tragic optimism. 

    But this is a ghost story, finally, the spectre being Affleck’s defiant non-presence and non-performance - the film, and its women, seeking any sign from him, just as Bardem’s priest seeks the same from God. A film evidently built as a result of a…