David Kanowsky is the Kudos Movie Critic, The Movie Man.
The Post tells a story that is well known, but it never feels slow or dull. That’s because it is an exciting real story and because of the quality of the film.
Darkest Hour is a depiction of a few weeks that changed — saved— the free world.
The Shape of Water is a fantasy film with toned-down unreal images so we do not see swarms of CGI things crashing and smashing each other for two hours.
The Greatest Showman also has a story with the musical stars playing roles in a quasi-biography of P. T. Barnum of circus fame.
Downsizing is a film that uses a sci-fi theme to portray the odyssey of a man who is trying to make more sense of his life.
Morgan Freeman as Duke, Tommy Lee Jones as Leo and Rene Russo as Suzie star in Just Getting Started, a quasi-comic film that, while not a complete flop, has a bit of entertainment value. But just a bit.
Greta Gerwig wrote the script for and directed this film. Lady Bird is the story of a teen age girl and the travails she experiences in her high school senior year.
Wonder is a formulaic feel-good movie that follows the recipe of many films that we have seen over the years.
Murder on the Orient Express is a remake of the 1974 film version of Agatha Christie’s masterpiece novel.
Goodbye Christopher Robin displays the work, the world and the worries of Alan Alexander Milne who is familiar to most people. A. A. Milne is the writer from England who authored the series of children’s books starting with Winnie the Pooh.