Tag Archives: Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Swiss Army Man review — Love, Death, and Farting

Written and directed by Daniels (Daniel Scheinert and Dan Kwan) | 97 min | ▲▲▲△△ One genuinely positive thing I'll say about what we've seen at the multiplex in 2016—there've been some peculiar outliers. I'm thinking about The Neon Demon and The Lobster when I say that, and Swiss Army Man can join those films in being deliriously… Read More

10 Cloverfield Lane review — Forget the original

Directed by Dan Trachtenberg | Written by Josh Campbell, Matthew Stuecken, and Damien Chazelle | 103 min | ▲▲▲△△ Back in 2008, Cloverfield scored box office gold with a canny marketing campaign and credible special effects, telling the story of a Godzilla-like attack on New York City through the eyes and camera of young, wealthy Manhattanites. It… Read More

The Spectacular Now review

Directed by James Ponsoldt Written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, adapting the Tim Tharp novel The Spectacular Now manages a very difficult trick: it quietly shifts its tone without selling out or undercutting the way it starts or how it ends. It's a teen coming-of-age movie that begins lightly and gets heavy, but… Read More