As simplistic and predictable as “Last Christmas” may be, it still gets the job done once you admit you’re ready to feel all warm and fuzzy and embrace the holiday season.
“Portrait of a Lady on Fire” plays out very much like the painting of a masterpiece. It takes its time, slowly sketching out the skeleton. Its movements are careful and tender. Eventually, the details are filled in, and all of the elements come together to create something greater than the sum of its parts.
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