The Green Knight’s shows off David Lowery’s skillful vision as a director as well as the potential star power of its lead, Dev Patel, as the noble Gawain journeying to keep his promise to the titular Green Knight.
Happily is a great showcase for its cast, including the standout Kerry Bishé, and it’s an excellent first time feature from BenDavid Grabinski. It falters slightly by not using its tension as well as it could in the first half and by short-changing some of the thematic concepts.
Boss Level feels like a throwback action film and the exact kind of film that streaming services should be releasing on a modest budget. The action set pieces are well-shot; the concept is bonkers in a good way; and, it’s absolutely a star vehicle for Frank Grillo.