Throughout Avengeners: Infinity War, rapidity (of dialogue and drama) is mistaken for actual rhythm.
The film is the finest balance yet of Martin McDonagh’s bleak sense of humor and offbeat moral sincerity.
The film successfully argues that it’s through sensory details that we access the deeper aspects of our lives.
Violence is teased, but tantalizingly withheld, throughout the season-seven finale of Game of Thrones.
The episode offers up a battle between CGI dragons and CGI zombies, to pulpy effect but no moral consequence.
The episode that dials back from the epic confrontations that have filled out the majority of this season.
In war and through violence, Game of Thrones is as clear and compelling as it gets.
Three episodes into this truncated seventh season and Game of Thrones is spiraling toward a preordained place.
The episode manages to set up future conflicts without interrupting its rapid pace.
Death is momentarily thrilling, but the struggles of those who live on are what sustain the series.