Page 3 of 5 FirstFirst 12345 LastLast
Results 5 to 6 of 10

Thread: The Best Movies From First Half of 2019

  1. #5
    Super Moderator
    Join Date
    Jul 2018

    Re: The Best Movies From First Half of 2019


    It’s an obvious comparison since Beanie Feldstein is Jonah Hill's little sister, but Booksmart really is Superbad for girls. It's a stylized, one-liner marathon of vulgar teenage emotions with two potential star-making lead performances from Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever. It's also directed by Olivia Wilde, who shows incredible chops for comedic filmmaking. The splicing and dicing of close-ups, song selections, and slow-motion only fuels the awkward madness happening onscreen. Molly (Feldstein) and Amy (Dever) are unpopular besties on the verge of graduation who realize they wasted all their time studying. The performances make it happen. Feldstein and Dever play off each other beautifully, and the film manages to be just as sweet as it is trashy and hilarious. The stop-motion sequence is one of the funniest drug trip scenes ever made. Booksmart is one of the best comedies of the year.

  2. #6
    Super Moderator
    Join Date
    Jul 2018

    Re: The Best Movies From First Half of 2019

    'High Life'

    The first English-language feature from French auteur Claire Denis and her writing partner Jean-Pol Fargeau is a surprising space thriller that unfolds through time and space amongst Denis's deft touch for colossal imagery. It's thrilling to see her create science-fiction, and upend expectations at every turn. The plot remains sensual, however, the director's signature. Robert Pattinson is the center of the film as the lone survivor of a space mission gone very wrong. He exists in the void with a baby girl and Denis tells their story while flashing back to the nightmare scenario that left them alone. It's at once horrifying and hopeful. Denis's vision is just as full of wonder and awe as 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Similar Threads

  1. Searching For Your Better Half Will Always Drive You Crazy
    By Sridhar Krishnan in forum Lifestyle
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 06-27-2019, 12:33 PM
  2. Citi slashes sales outlook for iPhone XS Max by nearly half
    By Surabhi Nijhwan in forum Tech World News
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 12-30-2018, 05:20 AM
  3. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 11-21-2018, 08:50 AM
  4. The Top 10 Horror Movies Of 2018 (So Far)
    By Dextor in forum Movies Stuff
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 10-20-2018, 07:05 AM
  5. Half of all devices now run iOS 12
    By Bonny in forum Tech World News
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 10-12-2018, 02:17 PM

Tags for this Thread


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts