Chemistry counts for something, and Robert Redford and Sissy Spacek have it in spades in The Old Man & the Gun.
You may want for something to hold on to, but actors Tye Sheridan and Alden Ehrenreich slip through the fingers.
Lowery discusses his outlook on jumping back and forth between Hollywood productions and micro-budget indies.
This empty exercise in imitative long-take aestheticism fills its frames with endless repetitions on a visual gag.
It abandons its subtlety en route to becoming a moralistic screed about the preservation of the nuclear family.
The film’s highly calculated beauty suffocates rather than elevates the story’s emotional underpinnings.
David Lowery’s debut feature is long on silence and laden with a mood of oppressive dread.