Thursday, October 1, 2015

Quickies for October 2015

Judgement at Nuremberg (1961)✬✬✬✬½

An assortment of great actors at the peak of their powers. Gripping, intense drama. They don't make 'em like this anymore.

Mercredi folle journée! (Day Off) (2001) ✭✭✭½

Amusing French ensemble dramedy detailing how a school holiday wrecks havoc in the town of Nantes. Wonderful cast.

Magic in the Moonlight (2014) ✭✭✭
Netflix DVD

After the first 3/4, you'll swear it's the best Woody Allen in years. Then it drags to a botched conclusion. A pity.

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Lady Bird (2017) ✭✭✭✭½

Greta Gerwig's Lady Bird accomplishes something I previously thought impossible; it almost made me nostalgic for the darkly an...