ReelViews for movies starring 'Michael Shannon'
For those who enjoy war films, especially those with an “old fashioned” bent, "12 Strong" offers two solid hours.
The subject matter is inherently non-cinematic and, regardless of how many swoops, tilts, and fast cuts the director employs, his sense of visual flair never overcomes the underplayed drabness of the narrative.
Johnson's affection for Agatha Christie's playground is evident in the way he structures the story, resulting in one of the best original motion picture murder mysteries in recent years.
Although it could be argued that "Loving" does little more than bring life to a Wikipedia entry, it does so with tact and craftsmanship.