RSS feed for Zoë

Favorite films

Recent activity

All

Recent reviews

More
  • Light Years Away

    Light Years Away

    ★★

    I think I hated this? sentimental claptrap with a side of misogyny. "women don't want men to fly." "everyone is the universe." blech

    2 stars only because of the photography. those images of the garage, gas pump, and junk pile in all kinds of light and weather conditions were sort of lovely: headlights approaching through the mist... all beautiful on 35mm.

    but the worst thing about this film is the way it squanders the visual in favor of the verbal.…

  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

    Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

    ★★★★

    even better than I remembered. loved all the little details: smiley letting the bee out of the car window, for instance...

Popular reviews

More
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Spider-Man: Homecoming

    I kind of saw this out of social necessity and it is... fine. not bad, not good—just fine. the washington monument sequence is good! and what little we get of marisa tomei and her Looks almost make the whole thing worth it.

    agree w/ richard brody that race in this movie and in movies generally right now is sooo weird. peter is white and both his love interests are black & his best friend is filipino-american—at least the actor playing him…

  • Baby Driver

    Baby Driver

    ★★

    hmm. I hesitate to say more til I've seen it again... walked in with tons of expectations & as a result I'm having a hard time judging this for what it is and not what I thought it would be. but I feel like what wright sets out to do here, he's done and done better in his previous films... THE WORLD'S END, for example, feels more rhythmic to me, "driven by music" in a similar but almost more organic way…