The escapism on offer here isn’t of a light and airy nature but instead provides insight into the darker, obsessive aspects of the human experience.
U.S. Home Release Date: 2022-03-22
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity)
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Cast: Bradley Cooper, Rooney Mara, Cate Blanchett, Richard Jenkins, Willem Dafoe, Toni Collette, David Strathairn, Ron Perlman, Holt McCallany
The end result is unsettling and reminiscent of what Hitchcock might have done with this premise.
U.S. Home Release Date: 2021-12-21
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga
Cast: Daniel Craig, Jeffrey Wright, Lea Seydoux, Rami Malek, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Lashana Lynch, Ben Whishaw, Christoph Waltz, Ana de Armas, Billy Magnussen, Rory Kinnear, David Dencik
The film’s occasional overreaches aren’t always a negative; the high points are very high and, when it’s all over, most viewers will remember them.
U.S. Release Date: 2021-07-01
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Cast: Don Cheadle, Benicio Del Toro, David Harbour, Amy Seimetz, Jon Hamm, Ray Liotta, Kieran Culkin, Noah Jupe, Brendan Fraser, Bill Duke, Julia Fox, Matt Damon
Soderbergh constructs a masterful tale of escalating crime, filled with anti-heroes, outright villains, and low-key twists at every turn.