Written by Jeff Sparks "“I got more hits than an AK-47 standard thirty-round magazine” pop star Celeste declares in a press conference following a mass shooting halfway through Brady Corbet’s meditation on fame, icons, art, and..."… Continue reading.
Tag: Christopher Abbott
On the Count of Three
Written by Michael Clawson "“On the Count of Three” walks a tonal tightrope as first-time director Jerrod Carmichael mines the bleakness of severe depression for black comedy. The film, based on a script by Ari Katcher and Ryan Welch, follows … Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker "McDonagh using this North African desert backdrop fashions a moral tale around sexuality, death, and classicism without ever really wading too profoundly in any particular genre's feeling. The central event on which the film is predicated … Continue reading.
Sundance 2021 Review: The World to Come
Written by Maria Manuella Pache de Athayde 65/100 With Portrait of A Lady on Fire (2019) as the gold standard, everything that's come after it has seemed subpar. Fastvold’s second feature, The World to Come, isn’t bad; but it's hard … Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker 96/100 Visual Jazz. Chazelle assembles a first-rate series of high high's, high low's, low high's, and low low's. I couldn't agree more with everyone heaping praise upon the technical proficiency found aboundingly in this film. If … Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann 95/100 It fills me with joy when filmmakers have kids that go on to do filmmaking of their own. Enter David Cronenberg, the king of body horror! His movies over the years raised as many social and … Continue reading.
Written by Alina Faulds 45/100 Possessor is the latest film from Brandon Cronenberg, another attempt to live up to his father’s legendary status in the industry. On one hand, he succeeds, the sci-fi body horror is just what one would … Continue reading.
Episode 28: Piercing / Monsters and Men / Thunder Road / Destroyer
"Horror, almost better than any of the other genres, pits the will to live against the will toward nihilism. I just think that's worth exploring. I don't know what is more important, actually, to explore than that very dynamic. "Karyn … Continue reading.