Tag Archives: Isabella Rossellini

La Chimera review — Josh O’Connor’s the real deal

Directed by Alice Rohrwacher | Written by Rohrwacher,  Carmela Covino, and Marco Pettenello |  ▲▲▲△△ | On digital and VOD A meandering 1980s-set romantic drama, the film follows a deeply troubled tomb raider with a special, almost supernatural gift for locating buried artifacts. Arthur (Josh O’Connor, mostly speaking Italian) lives in squalor while searching for…… Read More

Joy review — American Hustling

Directed by David O. Russell | Written by Russell and Annie Mumolo | 124 min | ▲▲▲▲△ Going back to his 1996 comedy Flirting With Disaster, I've admired Russell for his haphazard auteur style, a precarious balancing act between narrative messes and the inspiringly brilliant. Of late that ragged creativity has produced the excellent Silver Linings Playbook, but more… Read More