Andy Muschietti’s It is a gorgeous ode to all things fearful, finding its footing in strong performances, exceptional cinematography, and atmospheric depth. Derry is a messed up place, and maybe Pennywise is the least of its problems. Spoilers to follow.
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Joe Swanberg’s first “mainstream” mumblecore film sports effervescent talent despite its ultra-naturalistic, ultra-Realist vibe that comes along with the genre. It’s actually much more buoyant than I expected, and much more enjoyable as a result.
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Wonder Woman absolutely lives up to the hype. We’ve long been aware that women in superhero films just haven’t been given enough (whether it be story or screen time or agency; in any combination). But this film goes hard and brings about a much-needed shift in perspective within the genre in a wholly satisfying manner.
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