Review: The French Dispatch, a visual tribute to the written word
The French Dispatch, from director Wes Anderson, brings a sumptuous feast of visual images, coupled with an all star cast, to a tale about a magazine. The magazine is The French Dispatch of the Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun. This American magazine, published in France, brought news of the world back to the homeland.
Amazon Prime’s new original Zoe comes with decent star power but a story that never seems to catch fire. It’s about the relationships between humans and synthetic intelligences.
Review: The Lobster
The Lobster is a strange dystopian look at a future where the social contract requires people to be coupled up. If they are not, they are relegated to an outsider’s existence as loners who can be hunted down for rewards. Beware the spoilers.
Watch This: Trailer for Beauty and the Beast
This is the French version of the old fairy tale, Beauty and the Beast (original title La belle et la bête). Disney has a version of this story in the works, but this one looks like a film for grown ups.
Two Stories About Love: Is Dorfman the Warmest Color?
This weekend I watched two movies about love. Both dealt with young women in search of themselves, young women in search of love, young women who had to struggle with loss and with being misunderstood. One of the films got great reviews and won prestigious awards. One of the films was a bit of a […]