Tag Archives: Cate Blanchett

Tár review — Symphony for the devil

Written and Directed by Todd Field | 158 minutes | ▲▲▲△△ Filmmaker Todd Field may be a name familiar to those who enjoyed In The Bedroom and Little Children, two solid and affecting dramas that over time have pretty much vanished from the cultural conversation. His first film in 15 years is Tár, which provides its… Read More

Now on Canadian Netflix: Summer 2019

To The Bone The first feature directed by Marti Noxon, whose name I’ve always associated with Buffy The Vampire Slayer. She also worked on Sharp Objects, the noirish HBO drama with Amy Adams who played a character with an addiction to self-harm. To The Bone is about Ellen (Lily Collins). She's 20 and anorexic, or… Read More

Knight Of Cups review — Hypnosis Agog

Written and directed by Terrence Malick | 118 min | ▲▲▲▲△ I really tend to resist this kind of observation when writing about the movies, but with the new films from legendary director Terrence Malick, I have to say it: I think in a certain mood, they're hypnotic, beautiful, and moving. In other moods, your mileage may… Read More