Vice is as noisy as the media landscape that writer-director Adam McKay holds in contempt.
Director Timothy Reckart’s The Star turns the greatest story ever told into just another kids’ movie.
Out of the Shadows approximates the coked-up frenzy of a particularly chaotic Saturday-morning cartoon.
It typifies Fincher’s style while pushing him in new creative directions, and the minimally loaded BD wisely leaves the film open for spirited debate.
There’s a comic streak to the film that suggests David Fincher may understand the material as trash, but it’s the kind of affectation that only reinforces, rather than dulls, its insults.
When its third act erupts into full-blown theatrical maximalism, Tyler Perry’s Temptation practically turns into Brian De Palma’s Temptation.