Category Archives: Entropy

‘Us’ a triumph of genre, auteur filmmaking

9/10 Leaving the theater for the first time, the only thing I’m 100 percent sure about Us is that I need to see it again. At their vacation home in Santa Cruz, California, the Wilson family, mother Adelaide, father Gabe … Continue reading

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‘Captain Marvel’ is everything that drives me up a wall about the MCU, I hate it so much

6/10 It is such a tremendously good thing that Captain Marvel is a movie that exists, but could the movie itself have been good? Is that really so much to ask? In 1996 on the Kree homeworld of Hala, Vers … Continue reading

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‘Cold War’ artsy fartsy, would be cooler if it weren’t

4/10 After debuting in May 2018 at Cannes, where writer/director Paweł Pawlikowski won the festival’s best director award, and rolling out across several film markets overseas over a period of months, Polish- and French-language period drama Cold War has finally … Continue reading

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‘Serenity’ swallowed by its distributor over big dumb twist

2/10 After acquiring the distribution rights to Serenity in February 2018, Aviron Pictures set a Sept. 28 release date, where it would have competed against nothing even vaguely memorable, and later pushed that back to Oct. 19, where it would … Continue reading

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‘Beale Street’ a major step up for already stellar Barry Jenkins

9/10 In 2017, I was unimpressed with Moonlight’s upset Best Picture win over La La Land. Two years later, now that writer/director/producer Barry Jenkins’ followup If Beale Street Could Talk has been strangely passed over in terms of Academy Award … Continue reading

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