Category: drama

REVIEW: Downhill (2020)

Billie (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) and Pete Staunton (Will Ferrell) take a vacation with their two sons to an Austrian ski resort. When an avalanche threatens to kill them over lunch, Pete runs - leaving his wife and children behind, and opening up an emotional rift in their relationship. Downhill, the first feature from Disney's newly acquired ...

REVIEW: Little Women (2019)

Louisa May Alcott's 1868 novel Little Women remains one of the most perennially popular books of all time. It tells the story of the four March sisters and their close family and friends, facing domestic troubles, love, loss, and sibling rivalry in the years during and following the American Civil War. It's popularity has extended to Hollywood, ...

REVIEW: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)

Just a quick note that this review contains more significant plot spoilers than are usually included on this website. In short: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is an excellent film by Quentin Tarantino that embraces in full his personal filmmaking style - but does contain some problematic elements that provoked a slightly ambivalent reaction when I ...