Takes a hard look at the system of racial inequality that defined this era and reminds viewers of the price for surrendering to our base instincts.
The movie is all about the nonstop dialogue but, as a result of the way the words flow, they function as momentum builders.
A study in perception and perspective, a story that features a firm resolution while leaving its most compelling questions unanswered.
Although not the definitive Watergate movie, it illustrates an aspect that has not been given ample attention by filmmakers.
By limiting the film’s time frame, we get a distinct snapshot of the main character and the setting that resulted in his becoming historically important.
Branagh’s workmanlike interpretation will be met with different reactions from those who are familiar with the ending and those who aren’t.
The movie works as a tightly-plotted excursion into the terror that evolves when circumstances prod normal people to commit ugly acts.
Although "MDMA" goes to some dark places and features its share of ugly scenes, it’s ultimately a story of hope and redemption.
With "mother!", director Darren Aronofsky seems determined to baffle, infuriate, and divide his audience.
Functions more as a diversion than a fully satisfying motion picture, although, for something streaming on Netflix, a “diversion” is usually good enough.