Tag Archives: Jesse Plemons

Netflix’ crown jewel ‘Power of the Dog’ shines

9/10 The Power of the Dog came onto my radar around its November 2021 release as “the toxic masculinity movie,” which was an immediate turn-off because I have a lot of difficulty with that term. It’s a very specific condition … Continue reading

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‘Jungle Cruise’ is a boring, homosexist dumpster fire

1/10 Jungle Cruise is a limp imitation of past Disney success that nobody seemed to know what to do with. 1917, as diseases that were responsible for a third of all military casualties in the Great War ravage the trenches- … Continue reading

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‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ is the urgent black story of 2020

9/10 Three and a half years after the Charlottesville rally, after a year of grotesque displays of police violence, Judas and the Black Messiah is the story that puts these things in context, and it’s a fine film. Chicago, 1968- … Continue reading

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