Kramer vs. Kramer is, in a way, the spiritual and thematic successor to Marriage Story. Yet, while the newer film focuses on the rift between the soon-to-be-divorced couple, the former focuses on the impact of the divorce and separation on the couple’s young son.
You can never fault Pixar for lack of imagination, and their latest, the fantastical-set Onward, is no different. The film centers on two elf brothers, voiced by MCU stars Chris Pratt and Tom Holland, living in a world that is very similar to our own, except that it is inhabited by magical creatures (like the Monsters films, in that sense).
At the beginning of the pandemic, in addition to watching newly-released films, I started catching up on Oscar winners/nominees of years bast. And, I decided to go back over 50 years, to the first and only X-rated film to win Best Picture, Midnight Cowboy.
I wasn’t always a fan of horror films. In fact, until recently-ish, I didn’t want to watch them, no matter how strong the reviews. I guess I just didn’t want to be scared.