Posted on December 25, 2015 by roberthorton
Samuel L. Jackson, The Hateful Eight
Links to my reviews published this week in the Herald and Seattle Weekly, and etc.
The Hateful Eight. “A slyly anti-romantic Western by a filmmaker who loves Westerns.” (In case of Herald paywall, Weekly link here.)
Carol. “The twist on Brief Encounter is that these characters do not have to be martyred on the altar of propriety.” (Weekly link here.)
Concussion. “Respectable to the point of stuffiness.” (Weekly link here.)
Daddy’s Home. “Ferrell hasn’t exhausted the comedy of emasculation just yet.” (Weekly link here.)
And a Weekly list of Ten Best for 2015; slightly longer version appears in the Herald.
Here’s the list, in short:
- 45 Years
- Son of Saul
- Bridge of Spies
- It Follows
- Clouds of Sils Maria
- Ex Machina
- The Assassin
- The Duke of Burgundy
At the Overlook Podcast, Steve Scher and I find four essential things to note about Star Wars: The Force Awakens; listen here.
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