Movie Reviews Editor's Picks tagged Drama and Mystery

  • Midsommar Review

    Just as the sun rarely sets in this place, Midsommar wears its audience down like they’ve been strapped under a giant heat lamp.

    Just as the sun rarely sets in this place, Midsommar wears its audience down like they’ve been strapped under a giant heat lamp.
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  • Mother! Review

    In cinema one of the most engaging of elements is a filmmakers ability to provoke, to entice conversation, and have several likeminded people find themselves miles apart in their own interpretation of art, how we can all watch the same thing and…

    In cinema one of the most engaging of elements is a filmmakers ability to provoke, to entice conversation, and have several likeminded people find themselves miles apart in their own interpretation of art, how we can all watch the same thing and yet each seem to watch something so different to the next. In that regard, Darren Aronofsky’s mother! is an astounding triumph, as a feature we can all attempt to decipher and deconstruct and yet seemingly get no closer to being ‘right ‘ for where…
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  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer Review (Toronto International Film Festival)

    There is a torturous, biting audio that surrounds Yorgos Lanthimos latest surreal picture, The Killing of a Sacred Deer. It drones on from scene to scene, sometimes leaving completely, but lurking alongside the visual, ready to add that piercing…

    There is a torturous, biting audio that surrounds Yorgos Lanthimos latest surreal picture, The Killing of a Sacred Deer. It drones on from scene to scene, sometimes leaving completely, but lurking alongside the visual, ready to add that piercing sonic climax.

    We follow cardiologist Steven Murphy (Colin Farrell in full black comedy form, wearing a survivalist beard) as he navigates life or death karma in the form of deranged teenager, Martin (Barry Keoghan). He’s polite and friendly…
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Movie Reviews tagged Drama and Mystery

  • Antlers Review

    Even if Antlers isn’t as deep as it aspires to be, its exploration of domestic monsters is effective.

    Even if Antlers isn’t as deep as it aspires to be, its exploration of domestic monsters is effective.
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  • Last Night in Soho Review

    The best way to describe Last Night in Soho is Midnight in Paris meets Psycho.

    The best way to describe Last Night in Soho is Midnight in Paris meets Psycho.
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  • The Lie Review

    For its first two-thirds, The Lie is enthralling.

    For its first two-thirds, The Lie is enthralling.
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  • The Rhythm Section Review

    How ironic that a film called The Rhythm Section would be so off-beat.

    How ironic that a film called The Rhythm Section would be so off-beat.
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