Tag Archives: Da’Vine Joy Randolph

The Holdovers review — A new Christmas classic

Directed by Alexander Payne | Written by David Hemingson | 133 min | ▲▲▲▲▲ | Amazon Prime Alexander Payne is the director of wry, gentle, and humanist American features like Election, About Schmidt, Sideways, The Descendants, Nebraska, and Downsizing.  His new film, The Holdovers, might be the best one yet. He and his collaborators have… Read More

The Lost City review — Jungle snooze

Directed by Aaron Nee and Adam Nee | Written by the Nees, Oren Uziel, and Dana Fox | 112 min | ▲△△△△ I was excited by the prospect of a romantic adventure movie having enjoyed pictures like Romancing The Stone and the The Mummy with Rachel Weisz and Brendan Fraser. Last year's awful Jungle Cruise did… Read More

Now On Canadian Netflix: January 2020

The Two Popes On the face of it, this strikes me as strange material for Fernando Meirelles to approach. The Brazilian filmmaker responsible for City Of God and The Constant Gardener is a visionary of colour and kinetics, of movement. Why would he choose to tell the story of two senior citizens having a conversation, his… Read More