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“A desperate struggle for dominance that doubles as the tenderest of love stories,” Paul Thomas Anderson’s recent Best Picture contender is “absurdly pleasurable to watch,” said The Boston Globe. It features Daniel Day-Lewis in his final screen role, playing a London dressmaker who falls for his muse.
Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut was as talky as expected, but it’s also “an incorrigible, unapologetic blast,” said the Los Angeles Times. Jessica Chastain proves “irresistible” as Molly Bloom, an ex-skier whose run as a high-stakes poker impresario becomes “a big, brash tale of American striving.”
All the Money in the World
“There hasn’t been such a lonely mogul in the movies since Orson Welles’ Charles Foster Kane,” said CSMonitor.com. But as good as Christopher Plummer is in this Getty family kidnapping drama, the backstory about how Plummer got the role is “more interesting than the movie itself.”