Month: September 2018


A Simple Favor

The twisting plot of A Simple Favor is meant, I presume, to remind audiences of film noir. The severity of the characters and the fates that they meet certainly meet the criteria. But of course, thisRead Full Review



Whatever movie Lizzie wants to be, I’m not sure it really succeeds. It’s a murder mystery without much mystery, it’s a psychological thriller without an ounce of suspense. The film is based on the true storyRead Full Review



Ethan Hawke’s perseverance in Hollywood is in debt to his talent but also to his passion. The actor has maintained a career over multiple decades, taking on a variety of roles, always imbuing his charactersRead Full Review


Support the Girls

The films of Andrew Bujalski have always had a disjointed feeling for me; a certain mellowness which seems too contrasted with the chaos of his characters’ feelings. I do not think this is the caseRead Full Review