More than anything, “Loving” is about the people who are forced to bend to the will of the dominant ideology.
“Stardust” and I have a history.
‘Rules Don’t Apply’ is stuffed with the thematic material — religiosity, capitalism, gender, psychology, wealth — that could make the film truly special, but Beatty doesn’t go all the way.
To the movie’s credit, “Allied” does get progressively more interesting as the story comes together.
“America” is entirely unpretentious, lovingly made and tells a genuinely engaging — even haunting — story.
While the film disappoints on setting, it overwhelmingly delivers in its exploration of the world of magical creatures.
The movie walks the line of cliché, but its familiarity works in its favor.
After the initial eeriness of the premise wears itself out, there’s no tension at all, just scene after scene of jump scares and Mary worrying about jump scares.
It’s going to become more and more important (and it’s already pretty damn important) to read books, watch movies and listen to music created by people that are not like me.
Since movies are a mirror reflection of society, it means we as viewers have an underlying mindset that enables this type of cinematic ethnocentrism.