Sean Fennessey

Sean Fennessey

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Head of Content, The Ringer
Host, The Big Picture
Co-Host, The Rewatchables

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  • Nomadland

    Nomadland

    ★★★★½

    Third time. A real “What you give to it, it gives to you” film. If you’ve seen a lot of movies, it’s easy to get bogged down in what this wants to be, what it is aesthetically mining. And if you seek clean social morality, this probably isn’t the one. Too ephemeral, too specific, too hooked into the historical American tradition of liberty in the face of fear and the unknown. One long drive to freedom. There’s no judgment and…

  • Lovers Rock

    Lovers Rock

    ★★★★

    The unironic “Kung Fu Fighting” needle drop was a top 5 most ecstatic moment of quarantine. I’d follow McQueen into the ocean.