The Surrogate picks back up in its final moments, leading to a risky conclusion that some may find frustrating but fits perfectly within the rest of the overall tone: that is —to raise questions and not answers, resulting in a thought-provoking, well-performed, and well-written indie drama that’s well worth a look.
To invest in The Vast of Night is to wait, eagerly, for a twist and to decide not only what it means for the characters, but also what it means more broadly because maybe there’s a valuable lesson that will help us all if only we can find it.
From its thoroughly uninspired poster design – suspiciously similar to 13 Cloverfield Lane – to its predictable and formulaic plot, Vaughn Stein’s thriller, Inheritance, occasionally entertains but contains few shining or memorable moments.
The setup is intriguing enough: a wealthy fiance exec
The Criterion Collection has always had a close relationship with the work of Wes Anderson since first releasing his second feature film, Rushmore, as its 65th entry back in 2000. Since then, Criterion has been periodically adding all the director’s films to