rachel weisz


V.27 No.50 | 12/13/2018
Emma Stone waits her turn

Film Review

The Favourite

Mean and nasty historical drama makes ambition a courtly enterprise

The Favourite is loopy, long-winded and devolves into increasingly misanthropic spirals, but has wonderfully deadpan humor, scabrous assessment of female power dynamics and a well-played lesbian twist.
V.26 No.23 | 6/8/2017
My Cousin Rachel

Film Review

My Cousin Rachel

Love, marriage and maybe murder in merry olde England

Between My Cousin Rachel's intriguing opening and its punchy ending, the nuanced script and subtle direction successfully elevate du Maurier’s self-consciously old-fashioned source material.
V.25 No.35 | 9/1/2016
The Light Between Oceans

Film Review

The Light Between Oceans

Tragedy-tinged historical romance floods the ocean with tears

Tragedy-tinged historical romance floods the ocean with tears.
V.25 No.22 | 6/2/2016
The Lobster

Film Review

The Lobster

Absurdist romance makes monkeys out of us all

Is The Lobster a comedy or a tragedy? A sci-fi film or a mind-bending fantasy? A romance or ... whatever the exact opposite of that is?