Tag Archives: Oscar Issac

Film Blanc: Suburbicon, reviewed.

SUBURBICONI’m an admirer of all the principals involved, so it brings me no joy to report to you that Suburbicon—cowriter/director George Clooney’s deeply misguided retread of a Coen Bros. script from 30 years agois the biggest embarrassment to Hollywood’s liberal piety since Crash. At least Oscar Issac is having a good time.

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Something Borrowed, Something Blue. X-Men: Apocalypse, reviewed.

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE

I’ve enjoyed these last couple of period-piece X-Men movies, but with the 1980s-set Apocalypse, the DeLorean may at last have run out of Plutonium. Here’s my NPR review.

Wanna see a terrific movie this weekend? I recommend The Nice Guys or, if you’ve got the constitution for it, The Lobster.