Animal Empathy: Andrea Arnold’s “Cow” Provokes and Teaches (Review)

Cow opens, unflinchingly, with a close-up of a baby calf being slowly pulled out of its mothers body. The farmers, anonymous and barely pictured, tie ropes around its hooves to haul it out of the void and into the world. For a demanding but poignant hour and thirty-seven minutes, we follow (at cow eye-level) the […]

Final Review Episode #24: The Godfather (1972)

FINAL REVIEW | SEASON #1 | EPISODE #24 “The Godfather” (1972) (Dir. Francis Ford Coppola) Final Review makes an offer you can’t refuse. For the last three weeks, we have covered three of our very favorite Best Picture winners. This is part three of the series. This week we leave the gun and take the […]