Written by Alexander Reams "The beauty of “Beef” is in its ugliness, the dirtiness that Lau and Cho find themselves in after chaos has uprooted their lives. The option of staying in the desert might be best for both of … Continue reading.
Tag: Steven Yeun
Written by Taylor Baker "Whether you’re in awe or anemic to Peele’s retreading of Spielberg’s “Close Encounters of the Third Kind,” “Jaws,” “Jurassic Park,” etc., or his playful references to Shyamalan’s “Signs” there’s no doubt that Peele’s deference for those … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao 62/100 The number one hackneyed complaint that all critics make about plays adapted into movies is that it is too stagey. Stephen Karam seemed to have taken those criticisms to heart when he decided to adapt … Continue reading.
2021 Broadcast Critics Choice Awards Preview
Written by Alexander Reams In recent years, the Critics Choice awards have been a great predictor on what will not only be nominated at the Oscars, but what might win. This year the awards are being given out almost a … Continue reading.
Episode 86: VIFF 2020 & NYFF 2020 / Undine / Nomadland / Time / The Human Voice
"A documentary film-maker can't help but use poetry to tell the story. I bring truth to my fiction. These things go hand in hand."Chloé Zhao Links: Apple Podcasts | Castbox | Google Podcasts | LibSyn | Spotify | Stitcher | … Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson 100/100 Achingly beautiful, mesmerizing and mysterious. I loved both Secret Sunshine and Poetry, but Lee Chang Dong's latest is next level as it combines the emotional complexity and nuance of those earlier works with a newly … Continue reading.