disneydreamdiary has written 2 reviews for films rated ★½ during 2018.

  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Naming two more disparate superhero films than 2018's Incredibles 2 and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse would be difficult if not impossible. At heart, Incredibles 2 is the story of a family of aristocratic ubermench, forces of nature, and their struggle against the weak, resentful technocrats, i.e. the rest of us. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse posits that the attainment of superpowers is subject only to chance, not birth. It is performative, socially constructed, and not at all the domain of mother…

  • Le Petit Soldat

    Le Petit Soldat

    All directors should know what the best already do, that films which boast politically topical content and little else age about as quickly as pure technical demonstrations and milk. If one only watched the best Godard films, the fact that he liked anything other than casting cute girls in radically silly movies designed to trick critics and intelligentsia would never be apparent. Even if one only viewed those in addition to his second-tier output, they'd probably never see the man's…