If you're looking for bombast or a narrative that hits you on the head, you'll miss the subtle notes that hide a wellspring of thought. Like a good Nirvana track -- Something In the Way plays at least three times in the movie -- the more I think about the structure and words, the more I appreciate where Reeves is taking the character.
The Hand That Feeds — Knives Out Review
The real story and mystery reveals itself as a parable about good vs. evil, treating your guests hospitably, and the current state of our nation.
Syndicated — Murder on the Orient Express Review
In Murder on the Orient Express, it takes a village to come up with a master plan.
Sherlock Holmes Review
Before Batman, James Bond, and CSI, there was Sir Conan Arthur Doyle's Sherlock Holmes. Guy Ritchie gives the famed sleuth a snazzy dressup with Robert Downey Jr. as the titular hero. Solving crimes, speaking in a guttural baritone, and tasked with saving the modern world from the criminal elite, Sherlock Holmes uses his wits to... Continue Reading →
Bullseye — Wild Target Review
In Wild Target, assassination is just another metaphor for working class, and though it isn’t exactly satire, the movie mirrors other stories about the aging of men and the search for meaning amidst the mundane.