Money corrupts, Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra’s would say. Easy money corrupts completely.
The film knots several strands of new-millennium despair into something that very nearly approximates greatness in its first half.
The deconstruction of corporatized play culture gets run through the sequelizer machine, with predictably acrid results.
Chris Smith’s documentary about the 2017 Fyre Festival implosion resists the urge to revel in cheap social media schadenfreude.
It’s an imagination-starved redo of The Happening crossbred with a more malevolent strain of zombie-flick DNA.
After a while, it all starts to feel like a showreel for the film’s special-effects team than an honest effort to tell a story.
The documentary is probably best viewed not as a record of the past but a document of what’s to come.
The fun but more predictable Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald moves the new series forward, but only incrementally.
The extras are sweet, but Clerks‘s low-budget ugliness is a questionable fit for Blu-ray.