Category: RATING

The Lighthouse [2019] ★★★

As someone who didn’t fully embrace Robert Eggers’ directorial debut “The Witch”, I thought his latest effort was a much superior exercise in psychological terror. “The Lighthouse”, co-written by Eggers and his brother Max and starring Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson as lighthouse keepers trying to maintain their […]

Bombshell [2019] ★★½

“Bombshell” flirts with greatness so many times, it’s a shame it never truly reaches its full potential. It has an important story to tell, no doubt about that, and just the right actors to carry it through. But there’s still something missing. Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman and Margot […]

Judy [2019] ★★★

If you want to see Renee Zellweger transform herself completely to play an older Judy Garland, then this film is definitely for you. As someone who heard a lot about her sad demise, I was curious to know more about this legendary Hollywood actress/singer. And the movie does […]

Marriage Story [2019] ★★★½

Noah Baumbach’s masterful film about a marriage falling apart ranks among the year’s most powerful experiences. “Marriage Story”, starring Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson in two of the best performances you’ll see this Oscar season, slams you like a body punch scene after scene. Baumbach sets his film […]

Knives Out [2019] ★★★½

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been fascinated with a good “murder mystery”. I’ve watched films, played “Cluedo” endlessly, and read Agatha Christie books religiously. And yet, it’s been a while since I’ve seen a whodunit as perfectly crafted as “Knives Out”. You know you’re […]