Category: Theatrical Review

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Little: A Minor Achievement, by David Bax

Tina Gordon wrote the screenplay for this year’s What Men Want, a gender- and race-swapped version of Nancy Meyers’ What Women Want. Now Gordon has written and directed Little, a gender-, race- and age-swapped version of Penny Marshall’s Big. This time around, there is...

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Dogman: Has His Day, by David Bax

This review originally ran a part of our TIFF 2018 coverage. Dogman starts out bearing some resemblance to a previous film from director Matteo Garrone, 2012’s Reality. That film’s lead was a fishmonger, well liked in his neighborhood; this time around, it’s...

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High Life: I Can Feel It, by David Bax

Robert Pattinson’s gift as an actor is that he doesn’t just imply, with his bearing and the architectural wonder of his face, that his characters have a subconscious; he does so in such a way that we think we’ve noticed...