Browsing the "film review" Tag

Woman at War

May 3rd, 2019 | by Kev Lovski

I don’t know if it’s the diet or something in their water supply, but Iceland seems incapable of creating bad …


Tyrel

March 11th, 2019 | by Conor Smyth

Like Sebastián Silva’s previous films, Tyrel walks the tightrope between psychological drama and out-and-out horror. Interpersonal conflicts come to the …


Alita: Battle Angel

February 11th, 2019 | by Conor Smyth

Sometimes crappy films are interesting. Their failures flag up ludicrous studio decision-making, or a creative ego gone unchecked, or just …


Vice

January 22nd, 2019 | by Conor Smyth

“What, uh, do we believe, sir?” a young Richard Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld’s aide during the Nixon years, asks his boss. …


Darkest Hour

January 10th, 2018 | by Conor Smyth

Even while he’s having a cinematic moment, Churchill keeps his distance. Christopher Nolan weaponized celluloid machinery for the hyper-technical tension of …


Song of Granite

December 13th, 2017 | by Conor Smyth

A non-traditional perspective on a traditional Irish sean-nós signer, Song of Granite tells the story of Galway-born Joe Heaney through …


Wind River

September 8th, 2017 | by Conor Smyth

Taylor Sheridan’s America is an exhausted, shrinking land. Land is a recurring theme for Sheridan, the screenwriter behind two of …


Raw

May 15th, 2017 | by Kev Lovski

The French rarely fail to impress on at least some level with their film-making. Their absolute disregard for cultural taboos …



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