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  • The Meg

    The Meg

    ★★

    How small in scale does a film actually have to be, not to mention unambitious, to not think to pander to China? I'm sure there's a scale somewhere, but Turtletaub must not be aware of it.

  • Woman Walks Ahead

    Woman Walks Ahead

    ★★★

    Jessica Chastain, Sam Rockwell, western films........ask me to pick three things to take with me on a deserted island, and all of the above would be somewhere at the top of the shortlist.
    As it turns out, this is more of a period piece than a western, and even if in theory that shouldn't hurt the quality, Woman Walks Ahead is severely lacking any kind of pace and direction. It speaks to the history of Sitting Bull and the fact…

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  • Her

    Her

    ★★★★★

    Thank you.
    Thank you, Spike Jonze. Thank you, Joaquin Phoenix. Thank you, Scarlett Johansson. Thank you, Amy Adams. Thank you, 2013. Most of all, thank you, Her.

    I don't know excactly what I expected, I tried to go in knowing as little as possible, but I definitely didn't expect anything close to what I got.
    With Her, Jonze has given this generation, and hopefully many more, the greatest romance of our time, with a spin that is handled with love…

  • The Hunt

    The Hunt

    ★★★★½

    I grew up reading about the actual case from a small community in the middle of Norway.
    Lindholm and Vinterberg's story is of course altered for dramatic effect, as well as shortened the amount of time it took to resolve.
    I was only in my teens, without any sort of knowledge about the particular community/invidivuals or the basis of proof, but I remember it never sitting quite right with me. As the Danish title refers to, it absolutely felt like…