Molly’s Game stars Jessica Chastain as Molly Bloom, the Olympic hopeful who delayed law school to run high-stakes and highly illegal celebrity poker games in LA and New York.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer is stranger and more intense than any psychological thriller in recent memory. Continue reading “REVIEW: The Killing of a Sacred Deer”
Nursing assistant Ruth comes home from work to discover her house has been burglarized. Missing are her laptop, her medication and her late aunt’s silverware set. But recovering the items is not enough. She also demands “for people not to be assholes.” Continue reading “REVIEW: I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore”
There are many reasons why this movie shouldn’t work, which makes it even more impressive that it’s so good. Continue reading “REVIEW: What We Do in the Shadows”
Wild Wild Country is the fascinating documentary of a cult that denies it’s a cult, following a religion that denies it’s a religion, and which moves from India to rural Oregon in the early 1980s to build its own Utopian city with a seemingly endless supply of money. Continue reading “REVIEW: Wild Wild Country”
When it comes to PT Anderson movies, I can’t help myself. As soon as a trailer is posted, I watch it. But the marketing for his movies in recent years has misled audiences, so that it takes more than one viewing to appreciate the movie for what it actually is.