Some Kind of Heaven

Shot in old-fashioned 4:3 aspect ratio, Some Kind of Heaven shows that both comedy and pathos play best in a wide shot, giving characters space to careen through frame on a ninth-hole joyride, or despondently push a shopping trolley past fluoro-lit bottles of pinot. Share this Share this This poignant documentary throws open the pearly gates of Florida’s largest retirement village.It’s five o’clock somewhere – in this case, America’s largest retirement community – when Lynn, a golf cart salesperson who’s nicknamed himself The Margarita Man, friendzones middle-aged Barbara in the…

Venom: Let There Be Carnage gets a gooey first trailer

In any case, it’s a relief to see a superhero vehicle with a sincere commitment to physical comedy, as opposed to the occasional tossed-off one-liner. He somehow also gains a symbiotic hanger-on and becomes the force of destruction known as Carnage, who’s basically just Venom, except more violent, and also the color red. If we’re lucky, maybe Eddie and the friend living in his consciousness will treat us to a song-and-dance softshoe number. Published 10 May 2021 Share this It’s just motion-capture CGI freakshow versus motion-capture CGI freakshow (it’s starting…