Colossal Gifted Furious (This Week’s Movies)

colossal

Anne Hathaway: Colossal

Links to my reviews published this week in the Herald and Seattle Weekly.

The Fate of the Furious. “Other characters return not only from the past but also from the dead, as is the custom in this series. This thing is like a daytime soap opera with car chases.”

Colossal. “Once Colossal sets its conceptual hook, it pushes its zany premise into authentically uncomfortable territory. It’s actually about something.”

Gifted. “Apparently there’s something about seeing a first-grader stride to a blackboard and solve an Einstein-level math equation that is irresistibly appealing.”

Tonight, April 14, the talkers of Framing Pictures re-convene for another free-flowing conversation about movies. Subjects under discussion include Raw, The Assignment, and an upcoming SIFF mini-series of Douglas Sirk classics. Also fair game: the Netflix original doc Five Came Back, about Hollywood directors who went to World War II. Check the Facebook page for more info. And we’ll see you at Scarecrow, at 7 p.m.; the event is free.

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: