1/4, 1940s, Bergman, Drama, Review

Crisis

(I started writing reviews of the Criterion Collection Bergman films with Wild Strawberries, having missed the first three films. This is the second part of the rectification.) Ingmar Bergman's first movie has a handful of charms, but it's ultimately an unfocused bit of over-assured storytelling that never comes together. It's the work of a young artist… Continue reading Crisis

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2010s, 3/4, Drama, Review, Vince Gilligan

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

This movie was pretty obviously made by someone much more comfortable with the storytelling mechanics of serialized television than a feature film. It's essentially broken into three parts (one might call them acts, but they'd be a bit incorrect) that feel like individual episodes of a three part television event made almost a decade after… Continue reading El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie