mariska hargitay, your holiness
Don’t forget to select your favorite films!
“I’m just dizzy with freedom. This is the craziest thing I’ve ever done!’
Here we have an entertaining Rear Window (and sorta Vertigo)-esque murder mystery where the suspense is less about the who?! but the how?! and the why?!
In the unconventional choice of protagonists of a recent pair of empty nesters and following their every skittish movement through a lifelike fluidity of camera direction, Allen packs in the adrenaline demanded of the genre and expected by this particular movie…
This is one of those films where you leave feeling like an improved version of yourself. It's simultaneously a crushing reminder that life doesn't go according to plan and a tender reassurance that this doesn't mean the end of the world. It lays on us a hard truth while also standing by to give us a big hug if we need it.
George Bailey's story is a powerful illustration of not just the woes of self-sacrifice, but ultimately the joys…