The top TV shows for 2020, the year where even the fact that you could watch TV was a top reason to be on the top list.
Category Archive: Fantasy
Writer-director Arati Kadav launches her debut movie with a wildly inventive idea, but eventually spins it into a humdrum orbit.
‘The Outsider’ is a take on Stephen King’s novel by the same name. And while there’s plenty of chills and horror in quiet doses, it is what that hovers over it in its strangely tenderly terrorizing take that’s become so apt in these strange times: grief and the fear of loss.
The Coen Brothers’ snazzy look at corporate machinations has lost none of its contemporaneous bearings in ‘The Hudsucker Proxy’.
Even it means actor Casey Affleck has to shuffle around in a white bed sheet, director David Lowery creates a deeply profound and meditative cinema about love, loss, and waiting.
In the final instalment that closes down a sum total of 22 movies, directors Anthony Russo and Joe Russo assemble the ravaged lives of the Avengers to deliver a knock-out saga that’s high on spectacle and fan-service, but even higher on the interactions and emotional payload. Loss is immeasurable, be it for the superhero gang or its audience.
Director Alex Garland creates psychedelic imagery and stunning visuals to narrate a story that’s mind-bendingly confounding as it is challenging. But no matter what you think of it, this philosophical horror makes you think.
“Avengers: Infinity War” scores high on the entertainment dashboard with the funnies and action, even as it mildly ignores some emotional heft, making it a checklist exercise of the previous 18 MCU outings – it’s sure to send you scouring for them to connect the dots.
Director Guillermo del Toro creates a fairy tale for adults that’s as magical as it is haunting, using camera work and a background score to create his own fluid mechanics.
Why the Tamil movie, “Aruvi”, and the Hollywood blockbuster “Wonder Woman” are so different and yet have so much more in common than you’d think.