The way the film just wades in its own sensuality is as impersonal as it is personal. It's a summer fling in the Italian countryside, an afternoon swim in the neighboring lake, a dance party with the village locals. It captures one's blossoming sexual relationship, an enrapturing hunger for another body, one who knows every curve of your body as well as you know theirs. Somebody to call yours and yourself. CMBYN is an emotion but not a romance.…
Black Panther's biggest problem is that it's Disney's Black Panther.
This review is not to detract from the social importance of the film. I understand the need for representation in the industry and I understand how important this film can be for certain communities but if you expect anything more than Black Thor, you'll be sorely remiss. There are so many things that I loved, like many others did - the Shakespearean touches, the beautiful production design, the underlying mythos,…
It feels wrong to fault the film for its absurdist humor because it is writer-director Martin McDonagh's and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri's biggest strength. This is the man, after all, who gave us the Colin Farrell film where he does nothing but bitch about this little fairytale town in Belgium. But every time McDonagh tries to dip his toe into emotional waters, you know the story where somebody's daughter got raped and murdered, he doesn't commit. The film is…