Category Archives: Historical Drama

Ferrari review — Pedal to the metal

Directed by Michael Mann | Written by Troy Kennedy Martin and Brock Yates | 124 min | ▲▲▲▲△ The return of Michael Mann to feature filmmaking is an event. The last venture of one of the greatest American directors of genre was the first episode of the series he produced, Tokyo Vice, which was terrific,…Read More

Maestro review — Bradley Cooper’s potent, flawed Bernstein biopic gives Carey Mulligan a powerful solo

Directed by Bradley Cooper | Written by Cooper and Josh Singer | 129 min | ▲▲▲▲△ |  Netflix Here's a film that's gorgeous to see, to hear, and featuring at least one remarkable performance, but is occasionally undermined by some counterintuitive narrative and directorial choices. Its leading actor, writer, and director steps up, swings, and…Read More