ullmann has written 54 reviews for films rated ★★★★½ .

  • The Last Laugh

    The Last Laugh

    ★★★★½

    F.W. Murnau makes the absolute most of this deceptively simple tale, in no small part by coaxing a brilliant performance from Emil Jannings.

  • Marriage Story

    Marriage Story

    ★★★★½

    So, apparently I cannot not cry when Adam Driver is crying. Noted.

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    ★★★★½

    Céline Sciamma's Portrait de la jeune fille en feu is a breathtakingly beautiful love story for the ages.

  • Pain and Glory

    Pain and Glory

    ★★★★½

    Antonio Banderas' performance personifies the melancholic perfection that is Dolor y Gloria.

  • Paddleton

    Paddleton

    ★★★★½

    Irresistibly offbeat and inescapably poignant, Paddleton is one hell of a heartbreaker.

  • The Favourite

    The Favourite

    ★★★★½

    Olivia Colman is my queen.

  • Draft Day

    Draft Day

    ★★★★½

    This is one of those rare movies that, seemingly without effort, ticks all the right boxes for me.

  • LA 92

    LA 92

    ★★★★½

    The archive footage speaks for itself in the powerfully poignant LA 92.

  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

    ★★★★½

    Cinematic contemplativeness at its most mesmerizing.

  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

    Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

    ★★★★½

    Flawless.

  • It

    It

    ★★★★½

    It brings an astonishing amount of joy, especially considering the fact that its two main ingredients are clowns and children.

  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    ★★★★½

    Beautiful bleakness.