Mank [2020] ★★★½

I haven’t seen many great films this year, but “Mank” is certainly one of them. For one, it paints an evocative picture of old Hollywood, circa 1940, a time where Orson Welles was preparing for his next feature: “Citizen Kane”. For that, he’s going to hire an unlikely […]

Hillbilly Elegy [2020] ★★½

Want to spend some time with a dysfunctional family? Probably not. But get this: even when it goes off the rails, “Hillbilly Elegy” features a pair of terrific performances that are worth the price of admission alone (don’t believe the critics, the film isn’t all that bad either). […]

On The Rocks [2020] ★★½

You can think of Sofia Coppola’s “On The Rocks” as an old-fashioned star vehicle, tailor-made for Bill Murray’s larger than life persona. As such, it’s so easy to watch and lightly enjoyable, despite a paper-thin story. Rashida Jones plays a married woman who is almost convinced that her […]