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  • Atonement

    Atonement

    ★★★★½

    Joe Wright is good at taking the relatively complex plots of novels and condensing them down to two-hour films without it feeling rushed. (except Anna Karenina, but we don't talk about that.) However, my only qualm with this film is that I do wish we had another half-hour to linger longer in some of the different 'sections' (acts?) of the film to get a greater sense of their significance beyond the main plot. Especially the war scenes, though the tracking…

  • Wicked City

    Wicked City

    ½

    Visually compelling, but wow this movie really, really hates women. Didn't finish it and after reading the rest of plot glad I didn't.