jakeem

Awards season 2018-2019

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Russian production #Sobibor is no #SonofSaul. But this latest film about a mass escape from a Nazi extermination camp earns a few points, mainly for coming up with still new depictions of German sadism. Which is unfortunate, of course, but necessary if, as it probably is, true.

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#ClaireDenis' obliquely biblical, purposely oppressive and time-shattered, space prison ship reproduction experiment inarguably its own damn thing #HighLife exhibits her usual, wide-ranging intelligence - and too much of her usually better-suppressed pretentiousness.

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If you like oratory - early 19th Century, post-Napoleonic Wars, formally spoken English oratory about horrible political and economic policies - then you'll love #MikeLeigh's #Peterloo. If you're not into such talk, the climactic massacre depiction is viscerally staged mass chaos

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