The Dig (Simon Stone – 2021) A

A perfect sweet little British movie about digging in someone’s backyard for a buried treasure right around the start of World War I. It’s a story about doing something and doing it well since there is so much more to digging an ancient artifact besides just…digging. I loved the beautiful cinematography, nuanced subtle performances allContinue reading “The Dig (Simon Stone – 2021) A”

Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (Cathy Yan – 2020) B+

Harley Quinn is apparently dumped by the Joker and she’s fair game to all those who hold a grudge against her. That’s the premise of this good entry in the DC universe. Margot Robbie carries a lot of this film as Harley Quinn. Good supporting cast as well with Rosie Perez and Mary Elizabeth Winstead.Continue reading “Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (Cathy Yan – 2020) B+”

Sound of Metal (Darius Marder – 2020) A

This is one of the best films from last year. The story of Ruben, the heavy metal rock drummer, who loses his hearing. It’s a movie with amazing performances all around especially by Riz Ahmed as Ruben and his girlfriend Lou played by Olivia Cook. The story is about how much we yearn for “normal”Continue reading “Sound of Metal (Darius Marder – 2020) A”