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.
Unless I want to sit in an empty space completely devoid of all media entertainment, I have to make compromises.
Iñárritu turns the classic American myth of the mountain men into an indulgent treatise on the human animal.
Go see “The Big Short.” Laugh, have a good time. And then let the pain sink in.
The weak characterization generates more sympathy for the Nigerian doctor himself than the ill football players he studies, lessening the dramatic impact of his discovery.