Paul Thomas Anderson's 1999 magnum opus remains the director at his most ambitious and emotionally chaotic.
French filmmaker Jacques Audiard's first English language film is fun, if one that doesn't use up its talents to the max.
Acknowledges the sort of comedy it is and makes the best of it. (✯✯✯✯)
Finds away around the restrictive formula in order to provide a great sense of fun through throwback. (✯✯✯✯)
Disposably unsuspenseful at its worst, with traces of beauty mixed alongside trite characterization and drama. (✯✯)
Feels conflicted in terms of where it wishes to go with its satire, getting lost in itself. (✯✯½)
A universal tale of the soldier. (✯✯✯✯✯)