Category Archive: Drama

Song to Song

This film does not have a single entertaining moment. It is impossible to imagine a worst film being released in 2017.

The Last Word

Even if Ms. MacLaine should decide never to act again, this movie is a fitting tribute to her splendid career.

The Shack

This is a film that feels like an emotional and moral reawakening.

The Sense of an Ending

This film came close to being a very good movie. But close does not win a cinematic cigar.

The Salesman

An interesting movie that was “okay” at best. If you want to spend an evening getting incredibly bored, then go see The Salesman and Moonlight back-to-back.

A United Kingdom

Forget overrated films like Moonlight and Fences. This film hits racism between the eyes.

The Founder

When I watched this movie, I remembered going to McDonald’s the first time as a kid and ordering multiple hamburgers. This is a movie about the flaws inherent in our American free market… Continue reading

Paterson

I loved Mr. Jarmusch’s romantic vampire film Only Lovers Left Alive (2013), and this one dances in the same category.

20th Century Women

Fortunately, Ms. Benning is worth watching in an average film. I simply wanted this movie to be better than it was.