One of the “best films of 2019” is now actually opening in theaters, so really it’s one of the best films of 2020, but really it’s a great movie in any year and you should see it.
Three movies, three Florence Pugh roles, three stellar Pugh-formances, one piece to recap all of them for you and also find the ways that they intersect.
The best movies, the best albums, the best horror, and the best catty side-swipes at whatever’s annoying me at the time of this writing. Happy New Year!
Abolish the death penalty.
Good morning everyone! Let’s get popular on the Internet.
There are only so many ways that I, personally, can imagine screwing this movie up, and Jay Roach screws it up in all those ways plus others.
“It’s tough being the one guy with an unflattering take on the movie everyone loves,” said the one guy with an unflattering take on the movie everyone loves, finding the strength to move on against all odds.
Warning: Lots of gardening and botany puns ahead.
Or IS he? He isn’t. But he IS! Or is he? Buokay, okay, fine, I’ll stop, because whether Daniel is real or not (he is), this movie is very, very real.
There’s nothing more that Andy likes in this world than getting in the last word, except for Martin Scorsese movies. He likes those way more. But why not both!
Turkey’s out, will’s out, knives out.
In which Trey and Andy go for the turkey and talk about Trey’s third movie. Never let it be said that critics don’t have their favorites.
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My editor came up with a really good title for this piece, and I’m very mad I didn’t figure it out for myself first. At least the piece itself isn’t too bad!
This is a movie, but also the epitome of a blockbusting year spent making overdetermined, obnoxious , totally disingenuous proclamations of feminine heroism.
Quick, find a word that means something similar to “this is a real gosh darn good movie.”
A movie that proves there is no justice in this world when all the wealth is in the hands of the unjust, so thank heavens for mass food poisoning.
Note: “Worse” as in “worse for the people who make movies with him,” because “The Lighthouse” owns very, very hard.
And you thought my obsession with “Lemon” was a sign of twisted character!
Not the Noah Baumbach movie starring Lola Kirke and Greta Gerwig, but rather the grimy, unpleasant, ultimately hilarious big-screen version of a Tim Heidecker and Greg Turkington bit.