Lord Huron, an indie-folk dynamo of Midwestern mysticism and lakeside loneliness, returns with an updated sound and an eye toward the stars.
Desplechin’s direction is as hypnotic as his story is muddled, and at least his central performers get ample opportunities to show off their range.
Garth Davis excels in ways that shouldn’t look so easy: His world is appropriately naturalistic and his story smoothly balances its emotional heft.
Much of the album sizzles with a popping energy courtesy of Garratt’s piercing falsetto and an inclination toward a style that’s constantly changing.
“Zoolander 2” could have been clever. It could have been witty, with consistently funny jokes or a compelling story. But it has none of these things, and it is ultimately a movie that is just as offensively dumb and pointlessly inane as its main characters.
Though it champions a story structure that’s been used many times before, “The Finest Hours” is a rescue story buoyed by some terrific maritime action sequences and very good acting performances.