Is Vice a Bad Film? Or is it Not Trying to be a Film?

Adam McKay’s film Vice follows the life and political career of Vice President Dick Cheney, and it has been received with truly polarized reactions. The success of The Big Short was so resounding that I almost forgot that before that movie McKay films were gonzo comedies starring Will Ferrell. Anchorman, Talladega Nights, Step Brothers, and The… Continue reading Is Vice a Bad Film? Or is it Not Trying to be a Film?

Darkest Hour

True confession time:  Joe Wright’s 2005 Pride & Prejudice is one of my all-time favorite movies.  I am in love with both Keira Knightley as Elizabeth, and Matthew MacFadyen as Darcy.  Early Rosamund Pike and Jena Malone performances are icing on this extra yummy cookie dough feast. The cinematography, production design and and all-around world… Continue reading Darkest Hour