Writer-director Sam Levinson is operating at the top of his craft in this moment, and “Malcolm & Marie” is simply his latest example that sometimes less is more.
“Pieces of a Woman” is an exquisitely-crafted portrait of generational grief, trauma and loss that not only showcases three superb performances, but excellent cinematography and strong direction.
Chadwick Boseman is a near lock for Best Actor, but what other chances does “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” have this awards season?
“Hillbilly Elegy” has the right ingredients for success, but the recipe is all wrong.
“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” is a performance-driven film – and it more than delivers in that department thanks to Boseman and Davis.
“Nomadland” is simultaneously timeless and timely, standing tall as both a stunning indictment of America’s broken systems and a beautiful memoir of a woman wandering through badlands.