Posts tagged with "4 stars"

Late Night with the Devil
A talk show gone rogue is as splashily destructive as a perfect storm.

Perfect Days
A man alone by choice finds grace in the everyday.

Io Capitano
Two teenage refugees are flayed to sinew and bone in a hellscape trek from Senegal to Sicily.

The Nature of Love (‘Simple Comme Sylvain’)
The contradictions of attraction are a sexy, cerebral ride.

How to Have Sex
A Greek island resort is a crucible of weaponised sex.

Subtraction (‘Tafrigh’)
What would you do if your double showed up with your husband’s identical twin? Writer-director Mani Haghighi weaves a maze of possibilities.

Fallen Leaves (‘Kuolleet Lehdet’)
The drabness of low-rung lives is sautéed reindeer and mashed potatoes to Finnish film-maker Aki Kaurismäki.

May December
An unnerving reimagining of a notorious relationship from director Todd Haynes is a conduit for unanswerable questions.

All of Us Strangers
Fact and fiction are membrane-thin in writer-director Andrew Haigh’s fantastical enactment of grief.

The Holdovers
Paul Giamatti is a bristly gift as a pariah who learns to open his heart.

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