Written by Patrick Hao The only thing hotter than the multiverse right now in American cinema is generational trauma, especially in narratives about the Asian diaspora. The Daniels, the filmmaking duo of Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert making their second … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao But nothing West does in “X” is accidental. The film’s setting in 1979 is particularly deliberate. The year presents an interesting turning point in American culture – prime cocaine, pre-AIDS. As mentioned before, “Debbie Does Dallas” … Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks “The Blackcoat’s Daughter” is a 2015 film written and directed by Osgood Perkins that stars Emma Roberts and Kiernan Shipka along with Lucy Boynton and James Remar. The film utilizes a nonlinear format to tell the … Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker 50/100 Valdimar Jóhannsson solo directorial debut Lamb is a mountainous pastoral film that details the lives of two farmers. Maria and Ingvar, played by Noomi Rapace(Millennium Series and Prometheus) and Hilmir Snær Guðnason whose films most … Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams 86/100 Honor is what we all search for at some point in our lives. Whether this is honor in your work, family, or hobbies, there is something we all desire honor in. Our first look at … Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson 90/100 Style and story don’t cohere as rewardingly in Midsommar as in Aster’s debut, but his formal dexterity and ornate, hand-crafted aesthetics make for a visually distinctive and viscerally dreadful trip. In Hereditary, Toni Collette’s Annie carefully … Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison 80/100 “Y’all wanna hear a story about how me and this bitch fell out???????? It’s kind of long but full of suspense.” So begins the viral Twitter thread from 2015, and so begins the movie it … Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson 80/100 A shaken young nurse shrinks in the corner of a dark hospital bedroom, blood dripping from her hands, a dead patient splayed out on her back on the cot. The grim opening scene and one … Continue reading.