Tag Archives: Jeff Nichols

Movie Review: Why “Loving” Succeeds

People know my feelings on interracial relationships and Hollywood’s usually dismal representation of them. And so they may look at the headline of this article and say “Really? ‘Loving’ is better than ‘Moonlight’ and a lot better than ’13th?’ We knew you were going to love it, but you honestly think it’s better than any… Read More »

Movie Review: “Midnight Special” is One of the Best Movies This Year

I’ve been complaining for a while that movies are too beholden to the sci-fi/fantasy/comic-book tastes that seem to be overpowering films about real people. Well, “Cloverfield Lane” and especially “Midnight Special” show you can get around that problem by making a sci-fi film that would play just as well at the Toronto Film Festival as… Read More »