Baker: Red Rocket (2021)

August 5, 2022 // 0 Comments

Over his last few films, Sean Baker has mounted a retreat from what Scott Herring describes as queer urbanism – the assumption that cosmopolitan American cities, especially [...]

Bay: Ambulance (2022)

July 20, 2022 // 0 Comments

Despite receiving negligible big screen time, Ambulance is one of the more remarkable films in Michael Bay’s career, a late masterpiece that is comparable in scale and [...]

Cave: Fresh (2022)

July 19, 2022 // 0 Comments

Mimi Cave’s Fresh is the latest addition to the burgeoning new wave of cannibal horror films, although it veers more towards a psychological thriller, recalling 10 [...]

West: X (2022)

July 17, 2022 // 0 Comments

Ti West’s latest film, X, is a remarkable dissection of the 70s counterculture, the backlash it produced, and the ways we might think about that reaction in the present [...]

Luhrmann: Elvis (2022)

July 4, 2022 // 0 Comments

Baz Luhrmann’s films revel in musical anachronism, and Elvis Presley was himself the ultimate musical anachronism, so there’s a perfect synergy between artist and subject [...]

Garland: Men (2022)

July 3, 2022 // 0 Comments

Alex Garland’s latest film, Men, takes us on an eerie and elliptical journey through the psyche of Harper Marlowe, a British woman, played by Jessie Buckley, who makes a [...]