Movie Diary 2/11/2020

Emma. (Autumn de Wilde, 2020). The Jane Austen novel, but with a period at the end. The movie is kind of like that. A very likable cast goes through the paces this time. (full review 2/27)

Downhill (Nat Faxon, Jim Rash, 2020). Remake of Force Majeure, with Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will Ferrell as the couple. Which sounds like interesting casting, and those two are up to the comic-dramatic demands of the piece, but there are many moments when the film feels uncertain about its mode. (full review 2/13)