Adam McKay is a genius behind the camera as Don’t Look Up takes the satire to the next level with one of the best ensemble casts ever. Please stay until the end of the credits. There is a mid-credit and post-credit scene. This film has talent on the same level as It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World while reaching satire at the levels of both Dr. Strangelove and Network. Like those films, Don’t Look…"Don’t Look Up: The Best Picture of 2021"
The Aeronauts is an adventure thriller that takes place in the skies while seeking to soar to the highest heights in history. The film reteams The Theory of Everything stars Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne as balloonist Amelia Wren and scientist James Glaisher, respectively. While Glaisher existed in real life, Wren is made up solely for the film. I can understand the reasoning behind this even as it takes Henry Coxwell out of the picture. …"Toronto 2019: The Aeronauts"
Danny Boyle’s Yesterday may be inspired by a world without The Beatles but unfortunately, the film loses its focus somewhere on the long and winding road. Imagine a world where The Beatles never came into existence. This is what screenwriter Richard Curtis asks in a crowd-pleasing screenplay. Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) was about to give up his dreams as a singer-songwriter. Best friend Ellie (Lily James) shows support for Jack but it isn’t enough. For…"Chicago Critics 2019: Yesterday"