The Favourite (2018)

Three excellent leads stir a story about hierarchy, transactional relationships, perceived power, and all the other sort of concepts a costumed drama about queer women gives rise to. Director Yorgos Lanthimos films with striking fisheye lenses accentuating the warped perceptions at play (both of the individual characters and the monarchical setting in general), and he…

Widows (2018)

A heist film that thinks itself THE WIRE, but is much more like more recent HBO dramas, in using a talented cast (mostly) and general high production quality to smooth over scattershot writing. As a heist movie it goes alright. The pacing is wobbly but the actual heist sequences themselves have striking visuals and are…