Widows (2018)

Dir. Steve McQueen. Starring Viola Davis, Elizabeth Debicki, Michelle Rodriguez Spoilers, because this is still in theaters! For another fifteen minutes! But spoilers! Widows begins with a fairly long take of Liam Neeson and Viola Davis kissing. There’s a lot of tongue. It’s 2018, and it’s the first time I’ve seen an interracial kiss onscreen… Read More Widows (2018)

The Lobster (2015)

Dir. Yorgos Lanthimos. Starring Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Lea Seydoux Upon reflection, it’s stunning how many of our expectations about marriage are ridiculed, satirized, or otherwise contended with in The Lobster, and how often it’s done well. Forty-five days to meet a mate corresponds with our own arbitrary yet nearly ironclad ideas about how old… Read More The Lobster (2015)