Roma (2018)

Directed by Alfonso Cuaron Roma is breathtaking and incredibly moving, not just from an emotional standpoint but because of the grace with which it is constructed.  It's a deeply intimate story shot in the manner of an epic, something Cuaron is well adept at doing following movies like Children of Men (2007) and Gravity (2013).  The smallest … Continue reading Roma (2018)

Life (2017)

Directed by Daniel Espinosa You've seen this movie before, even if you haven't seen it.  Life is a hybrid between two movies, Alien (1979) and Gravity (2013).  There are similarities to other recent space station in crisis movies as well, like Alien: Covenant and The Cloverfield Paradox. When we meet the six person crew sent to intercept a probe sent to … Continue reading Life (2017)