Despite the film's weirdness, I couldn't keep my eyes off it. It somehow all works, which is something I don't entirely understand. Perhaps it's in part due to Plummer and Reeves terrific performances, the artful photography by Seamus McGarvey, or how Butterfly Kiss successfully asks the viewer to involve themself in such deplorable characters.
If you were able to go back in time and tell the moviegoers who watched 1982’s Rambo: First Blood in theatres that the character, and indeed lead star Sylvester Stallone (The Expendables 3, Backtrace), would still be going strong nearly 40 years later, they’d most likely laugh you out of the auditorium. But here we […]
It is somewhat difficult to recommend Madness in the Method to non-fans of Mewes or Kevin Smith's previous work. It has it's moments of hilarity and a handful of amusingly playful scenes, but it's one only for the fans because of it. It lacks anything substantial to invite a casual audience enough to make a great impression
Once Upon a Time In Hollywood is a film made with exceptional craft and a deep sense of passion. It's a surprisingly mournful film one minute and a characteristically silly film the next, juggling a dozen different emotions, subjects, and themes... and almost catching them all.
The bodywork of the Fast & Furious franchise gets souped up to the max in the audaciously action-packed Hobbs & Shaw, but there's still plenty of work to be done under the hood if these spin-offs are to speed ahead of their maker.