It wouldn’t have taken much to improve this movie, and given the acting talent involved I’m surprised that more effort wasn’t made to do so.
The constant shift in tone, story and timelines can be a bit messy at times, but it’s also what makes this film so compelling.
Let’s just get right to the point here: in “Manchester By The Sea,” Casey Affleck is as great, if not even greater, than you’ve heard. The movie itself is not.
I can see why the film industry is going ga-ga over “La La Land,” the latest film from “Whiplash” prodigy director Damien Chazelle.
It’s easy to get suckered in by “Office Christmas Party,” a movie with a who’s who cast of accomplished comic actors and a fun sounding holiday theme.
This is international cinema at its finest, and “Train to Busan” ranks among the very best in the zombie genre.