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  • The Favourite

    The Favourite

    ★★★½

    Yorgos Lanthimos' trademark acerbic wit and acidic dark comedy is transplanted to a period setting of early 18th century royal England in The Favourite, a decidedly untraditional concoction for the genre that nevertheless proves to be Lanthimos' most accessible film to date for casual audiences. While it's the first film in his career that the director hasn't also written the script for, and his first one since his 2005 debut that wasn't made with his writing partner Efthymis Filippou, the…

  • The Young Girls of Rochefort

    The Young Girls of Rochefort

    ★★½

    After the brutal bittersweet melancholy of The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, it makes sense that Jacques Demy's next film would be a musical in a much more conventional, heavily American-based tradition. The Young Girls of Rochefort is all bright studio colors, chipper numbers, happy-go-lucky characters, and even the longing for love that everyone faces is signposted with the knowledge that come the time the credits roll everyone is going to get their happy ending. It's honestly a little too much at…

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  • The To Do List

    The To Do List

    ½

    My To Do List:

    01. Invent time travel.
    02. Go back in time.
    03. Stop myself from ever seeing this movie.

  • Mortdecai

    Mortdecai

    ½

    It's January so fuck it, right?