BOFCA REVIEW ROUNDUP: 12/10/2021

Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem stand embracing each other in the movie Being the RicardosBEING THE RICARDOS

“It’s a wonderful tribute to an era and the personalities responsible for I LOVE LUCY, an iconic sitcom, with the principals capturing the spirit of the real performers even if they only suggest them in looks.” – Daniel M. Kimmel, North Shore Movies

 

Riz Ahmed sits in a dark car looking out in the movie EncounterENCOUNTER

“In totally subverting its initial premise, it may cause some viewers to disengage from the story at precisely the moment they should be most involved.” – Daniel M. Kimmel, North Shore Movies

 

Lucy Hale and Austin Stowell stand akwardly in an elevator looking at each other in the movie The Hating GameTHE HATING GAME

“While far from perfect, it’s the sort of entertaining genre entry which audiences once took for granted.” – Daniel M. Kimmel, North Shore Movies

 

 

A colored image of Charlie Chaplin standing next to the title of the documentary "The Real Charlie Chaplin"THE REAL CHARLIE CHAPLIN

“The items the filmmakers choose to emphasize sometimes borders on the bizarre.” – Daniel M. Kimmel, North Shore Movies

 

 

Sandra Bullock is pressed up against glass by a prison officer in the movie The UnforgivableTHE UNFORGIVABLE

“One senses that the people behind THE UNFORGIVABLE wanted to make this a moving statement about family and justice and social class, but the result is what a pencil sketch is to an oil painting.” – Daniel M. Kimmel, North Shore Movies

 

 

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