A short film must be wholly unique, something never before seen on the screen, or at the least a very original take on something that has.
Instead of basing his film on his own self-importance, his self-sacrifice in the name of "truth," Spike Lee offers us a fantastical but equally salient portrait of America.
“The 5th Wave” is quite painful to watch. Actually, it’s more than painful — it’s downright torturous.
I got 15 minutes in and stopped because it made me feel so disgusted — like I was disgusting.
When I was growing up, the few movies with heroines who made it to the big screen were panned as some of the worst movies ever made.
“Anomalisa” didn’t need to be a puppet movie, but it succeeds because it is one.
If we think about this connection between movies and dreams, and between dreams and memories, it's difficult to find a line of separation between our own experienced lives and the events we watch play out on screen.
Even if Hogan’s script did articulate some notable information, it wouldn’t have been enough to save the film from its superfluous special effects.
The rhythm of the verse creates a sensation of movement and continuity through the movie.
“Theeb” tells the timeless tale of a boy becoming a man.