These reviews of what’s on the big screen and streaming include doings at The Brattle Theatre, including the “Fictions of Werner Herzog” and “African-American Neo-Noir” programs and takes on “My Name Is Pauli Murray,” “The Eyes of Tammy Faye,” “The Starling” and much more.
These reviews of what’s in theaters and streaming include doings at The Brattle Theatre (including the return of The DocYard film series) and Somerville Theatre, as well as reviews of new films “Malignant,” “Small Engine Repair” and a new take on the “Candyman” horror films.
Stephen Daldry’s “Together” isn’t so much a story about pandemic life – the mundanity and built-up anxiety of the unknown – but about two people who have grown so hostile and distant in their relationship that the mere thought of enduring lockdown together seems near impossible.
“The Suicide Squad,” not to be confused with “Suicide Squad,” is a step up from that disappointing 2016 entry point as well as “Birds of Prey.” It’s helmed by James Gunn, the once lo-fi auteur of gore and superhero quirk who rose to mainstream notoriety with Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy.”
These reviews of what’s in theaters and streaming doesn’t include just reviews of new fare such as “Jungle Cruise” and “Blood Red Sky” and Brattle rewinds of pandemic-era offerings. There’s also a link to free tickets for Leo Carax’s latest with Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard, “Annette.”