Promising Young Woman is a provocative call to arms that’s both committed to its cause and impossibly funny. It’s one hell of a feature-length debut from writer/director Emerald Fennell, who has previously acted on the UK’s Call the Midwife and Netflix’s The Crown, as well as wrote for AMC’s Killing Eve.
Wild Nights with Emily didn’t “click” with me but, then again, I feel like I’m “missing” something.
The Little Hours fuses arthouse cinema with modern comedic stylings borrowed from Judd Apatow’s toybox. In other words, it’s a film with lovely cinematography and patient pacing, yet features bawdy behaviour and provocative profanity.
Out of all the stories and characters in Miles, writer/director Nathan Adloff picks the weakest ones to carry his semi-autobiographical indie.
There are different ways for a writer to tell a story while tapping into their own personal catharsis. Chris Kelly (co-writer of Saturday Night Live and Broad City making his feature filmmaking debut) has found a vessel in Other People to tell his own semi-autobiographical story by re-capturing snapshots of his ailing mother’s final months.
By: Addison Wylie Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Attendant is a vehicle made for Glenn Howerton (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia). The leading role, however, has been given to Royal Pains’ Mark Feuerstein, who commits to the dopey womanizing role but is far too driven to drill in each punchline. In Feuerstein’s defence, the actor is only following Sam Friedlander’s untamed filmmaking. The film deals with a lead character who is unfamiliar to his arrogance because he’s too…