Peter Pan & Wendy is a puzzlingly bland take on one of the liveliest children’s stories of all time.
Author Archives: Colleen Morrissey
On the one hand, Emily does not do justice to the fiery, iconoclastic genius behind Wuthering Heights, but on the other hand, its pleasures deserve acknowledgment.
A testosterone-fueled hero’s journey
The Northman is not a bad film. . . . But I can’t help but be disappointed that Eggers took this politically and socially fraught figure, the Viking, and played it so straight.
The Tragedy of Macbeth
The film presents a beautifully bleak vision of doomed political ambition which ultimately shows that, even when fascists are incompetent, their ruthlessness creates irredeemable suffering.
The Green Knight shines when it embraces the strange
But stumbles when it tries to stay too true to its source.
Code of the Freaks highlights Hollywood’s ableism
The Chicago-made documentary tells stories of disability that aren’t shown on the silver screen.