Tag Archives: Will Poulter

‘Midsommar’ a top-level work, disturbing in several ways

9/10 Midsommar is such a strong example of film craft, is so viscerally affecting and executes its ideas with such commitment that it can only be seen as a masterpiece, but that isn’t to say it’s perfect. Near the summer … Continue reading

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Unheralded ‘Little Stranger’ one of the year’s best

9/10 Lenny Abrahamson’s The Little Stranger didn’t even make $1 million — after a three weekend release, it’s wallowing at $713,143 domestic while most of the country was watching Crazy Rich Asians. Given how well The Nun would do just … Continue reading

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Late-summer catch-up: ‘Detroit’

This article contains coarse language and distressing content.  *** 6/10 Both delving into the past and ripped from the headlines, Detroit explores America’s explosive racial divide. But like so much mass media that addresses these issues, it shies away at … Continue reading

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