June 2016

Wheatley: High-Rise (2015)

June 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

Of all J.G. Ballard’s novels of the 1960s and 1970s – what might be termed his classic era – High- Rise, along with Concrete Island, was the most scrupulous and [...]

Filho: Aquarius (2016)

June 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

It’s hard to open a review of Aquarius with any summary or overview of what the film is about, just because so much of what makes Kleber Mendonca Filho’s follow-up to [...]

Frears: The Program (2015)

June 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

Any film about Lance Armstrong is faced with a couple of difficult questions. On the one hand, how you strike the right balance between a sports biopic and an expose of his [...]