Loose, tensionless dialogue and flat cinematography reminiscent of a TV documentary turn “Diamond Island” into a tepid experience.
What would Jesus do? Rarely has a film asked this so earnestly.
This is a de-mythologizing film, presenting us with a Gospel story just different enough from the familiar tales to imbue it with a fresh truth and immediacy.
Whatever one thinks of Mel Gibson’s general outlook, it took an auteur to accomplish a film like this one.
"In Fabric" is both vintage and fresh, familiar yet startling — maybe even enough to rejuvenate the world of horror at large.
By now, movies about people gradually losing their minds should qualify for their own subgenre. But what does “Never Ever” bring to the table?
“Galaxy of Terror” doesn’t aim for the stars, but it does leave an impression.
Watching “The Irishman” is a bit like eating a meal laced with sand. Probably, minus the sand, it would have been an excellent meal, but it’s difficult to know for sure.
"The Other Side” takes us not to Colombia or Uganda, but to the backwaters of Louisiana, where the impoverished bastard children of America eke out a living.
Tarantino offers us something other than a dutiful recreation of Hollywood’s golden age by focusing on the absurdities and the improprieties of the kitschy ’60s.