Oddly enough, despite being marketed as the ultimate finale to the franchise. Dominion is short and focused, even its action sequences are nowhere near as bombastic as its predecessor.
Top Gun: Maverick not only manages to stick its proverbial landing by honoring its wildly-iconic predecessor, but it accomplishes the impossible feat of surpassing it in spades — injecting heart into both characters and bombastic action scenes.
Behind the colorful veil of it’s outlandish premise, Everything Everywhere All At Once is a complex family drama that has an axe to grind with the current performative-nihilistic attitude that plagues modern entertainment today.
The idea of a character living the life of someone in the past as she goes to sleep is riveting, but it is Wright’s execution of the premise — by having a such a lovable lead to navigate through the ghostly narrative — that makes it such a pleasure to watch.
This is the promise that Dune: Part One has made — a promise that fans will be patiently waiting for to be fulfilled, a deeper dive into the coarse-yet-beautiful world that Frank Herbert has created, retold in the silver screen.
The Last Duel will disorient viewers at first, but what follows is an intense harrowing rollercoaster ride that ends in a satisfyingly brutal conclusion.
Killing Eve writer Emerald Fennell, shines with her feature directorial debut with Promising Young Woman, a story that follows Cassie (Carey Mulligan) – a woman traumatized by her past, and vows to take revenge on the men who wronged her.
Australian director Kitty Green is able to portray a dry and unsettling environment within the production company, making it more akin to a house of horrors rather than an office.
Joaquin Phoenix’s terrorizing performance as the clown prince of crime saves Joker from becoming nothing but a lousy rip-off of Taxi Driver.
Some of these films just shine brighter than others & sticks with you till the end of the year. Let’s talk about them shall we?