All posts tagged "2016 film"

  • Movie Review: A Man Called Ove

    A Man Called Ove, about an old widower learning to accept the world and the world learning to accept him back, moves back and forth, not seamlessly...

  • Movie Review: The Salesman

    Asghar Farhadi’s films are not merely experiences attuned to our emotional stimuli but broad ethical questions attuned to the 21st Century’s increasingly complicated moral climate....

  • Movie Review: Silence

    Like a good deal of Martin Scorsese’s films, Silence handles the subject of faith in a complex and humanistic way; Scorsese transmutes the torment, humiliation...

  • Movie Review: I, Daniel Blake

    Ken Loach’s I, Daniel Blake is so unyieldingly empathetic that even its bleakest moments carry an air of triumph. In trying to create his paean...

  • Movie Review: La La Land

    Time melts away while watching Damien Chazelle’s latest, La La Land about the nature of being an artist, dating a fellow performer and how dreams and expectations...

  • Movie Review: The Handmaiden

    The Handmaiden, like all of Park Chan-wook’s films, uses harsh methods to test the viewer’s fortitude, challenging their senses before rewarding their wisdom. Borrowing a...

  • Movie Review: Manchester by the Sea

    There’s a tragedy at the heart of Manchester by the Sea, but you’d never see it behind that emotionless wall separating Casey Affleck from the...