As per Guy Ritchie’s sharp, glitzy brand of blockbuster goodness, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword is a fantastically fun romp; a particularly fresh take on the Camelot tale. Critics aren’t giving it enough credit, but it’s filled with unceasing spirit, whether it’s found in the film’s cutting wit or big heart. Spoilers ahead.
Colossal is utterly strange, but oh-so fulfilling till the very end. Drawing you in with uncanny imagery and a practically impossible plot, the film unexpectedly becomes a strong feminist piece about toxicity and entitlement. Spoilers to follow.
This tribute is many expected things: funny, insightful, endearing, bittersweet. For fans of Heath Ledger, it’s a little glimpse into his world, and truthfully, we don’t get too deep into it. But that privacy is intriguing to process in light of this documentary and has a fascinating resonance to Ledger’s legacy as an actor. Spoilers ahead.