I became a finalist in the 2022 Gen Z Critics Contest with this essay on Paul Thomas Anderson’s “The Master.”
I watched 50 more movies between 2/5 and 4/15. Also, 6 more recommendations for you to watch.
“Darkest Hour” is alright– until the plot turns painfully contrived and, frankly, baffling by the end. Gary Oldman is the only truly laudable part of this film, which drags on for far too long otherwise.
The Shape of Water is both harrowing and sensual: an idealistic fairytale and a portrayal of a universal, harsh reality.
The cultural landmark has ways to go before the rightful attention it deserves will subside.