Very late, to account for Covid-delayed wide releases.
1. The Kid Detective
Director: Evan Morgan
Funnyo-Noir. This movie is made for me.
2. Palm Springs
Director: Max Barbakow
A familiar concept, executed almost perfectly. Super entertaining.
3. Sound of Metal
Director: Darius Marder
Solid all-around: Concept, script, tone, look, performances.
4. I’m Thinking of Ending Things
Director: Charlie Kaufman
5. Dick Johnson Is Dead
Director: Kirsten Johnson
I hope Richard was OK with all this.
6. David Byrne’s American Utopia
Director: Spike Lee
Thanks David, this helps.
Director: Lee Isaac Chung
I could have used a bit more of a story, but enjoyed spending time with the characters.
Director: Autumn de Wilde
By-the-book Austen adaptation. Always pretty to look at.
9. The Father
Director: Florian Zeller
Really good performances. The structure didn't quite work for me.
10. A Quiet Place Part II
Director: John Krasinski
There were 9 good 2020 movies. Shhh.