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.
Soul’s main strength is its willingness to let its characters simply breathe, and meander within the world they’ve so beautifully constructed.
When people cheer for the death of movie theaters, they think they’re going to get the next Avengers, Star Wars, in their living room. But what you’re probably going to get is the next Trolls sequel, and some low-budget action flicks because no studio in their right mind is going to spend $250 million for a movie to put it in streaming, that’s financial suicide.
Everything from the character interactions, to the dialogue, and the action sequences derive from a very energetic, and joyful sense of direction. This feels very much like an unabashed love letter to Richard Donner’s Superman (1976).
it meanders in the third act, but it gets its bearings straight just in time – that it leaves you with an emotionally satisfying ending.
There’s no getting around it, Artemis Fowl is unfortunately…Well, foul. A soulless, hollow film that never really tries to get you to care about the characters, nor the story.
Joaquin Phoenix’s terrorizing performance as the clown prince of crime saves Joker from becoming nothing but a lousy rip-off of Taxi Driver.
Who will win, and who should win…?
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?