“Central Intelligence is an action comedy that suffers many of the genre’s normal setbacks,” finds Alex Doenau.
The BFG “is both uninspired and uninspiring,” says Alex Doenau.
“Everybody Wants Some!! is a package as sleek as the baseball players it chronicles the adventures of,” finds Alex Doenau.
Mom and Me is “a 77-minute heartfelt confection,” says Alex Doenau.
“Goat is a brutal and miserable film that speaks to a broken element of American society that shows only tiny and incremental signs of ever improving,” finds Alex Doenau.
It’s Only the End of the World is “a claustrophobic, up close and overly blunt piece,” finds Alex Doenau.
“Certain Women asks you to expect nothing of it; sometimes it will give you something back,” says Alex Doenau.
“Land of Mine is not a conventionally entertaining movie, but it is very well made,” finds Alex Doenau.
“Swiss Army Man is an oddly life-affirming film, weird to its own ends rather than some sort of arbitrary provocation,” says Alex Doenau.
The measure of a country’s freedom is a director’s capacity to release a film there; there are more Iranian directors in exile than there reasonably should be. That Mustang, a movie about an obscenely oppressive Turkish family and the damage they do to their children, was allowed to be shot and co-produced in Turkey, speaks […]