The Wife (2018)

Glenn Close brings a story thinner and trashier than it appears to life, really imbuing it with weight and a sense of emotional reality it perhaps doesn’t really earn on its own merits. Jonathan Pryce fits his role well, but the one-note act gets old. The film feels stretched, like it could justify maybe fifty…

Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

Another tech demo for Disney’s deageing software, predictably more impressive than the previous efforts. There’s some good ideas at play here – the occasional visual inventiveness tied to the shrinking/growth concept, a smaller-scale adventure with no world-ending stakes, a remarkably positive depiction of a girl’s family comprised of both a supportive stepfather and biological parents,…