This movie is a mind-numbing, soul-crushing, spirit-breaking endeavor that will sap you of your will to live and squash your faith in humanity. Watching it is the equivalent of bashing your skull into a wall for an hour and 41 minutes — both will obliterate the same number of brain cells.
For more than two decades, the Screen Actors Guild Awards have brought Hollywood’s most talented and glamorous performers to the Shrine Auditorium to celebrate the best performances in film and television. Last Sunday, the 26th SAG Awards followed suit and once again created a classy ceremony honoring the great work from this past year.
This Wednesday, the School of Cinematic Art’s Cinema and Media Studies division screened several films as part of a larger conversation on race, identity and politics.
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This is Trey Edward Shults’ third feature film, coming off the backs of “Krisha,” a fiercely personal, low-budget, critically acclaimed debut and “It Comes at Night,” a quasi-horror film that got mixed reviews. But “Waves” is a departure from both of them.
The strongest part of the film is undeniably Melina Matsoukas’ directing. Previously known for her work on Beyoncé’s “Lemonade,” she shows off a remarkable set of techniques, especially for a first-time film director.
Marielle Heller’s drama biopic “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” takes an in-depth look at the real-life hero Mr. Fred Rogers’ powerful influence on humanity, faithfully honoring him yet never feeling like a puff piece.
Led by two powerhouse performances by Matt Damon and Christian Bale, “Ford v Ferrari” retells the classic underdog story — a group of misfits fighting against all odds in a battle with the champions.
“Doctor Sleep” flawlessly combines its three influences in one triumphant return back to the chills of the Overlook Hotel.