June 2017

Waters: Cry-Baby (1990)

June 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

More often than not, I’ve found that John Waters’ films exhibit an incredible energy and sensibility, but don’t necessarily come together as films. Of course, that’s [...]

Larrain: Neruda (2016)

June 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Pablo Larrain’s film about Pablo Neruda is his second for 2016 after Jackie, and in many ways it functions as a kind of companion piece. Like Jackie, Neruda is just a [...]

Levine: Snatched (2017)

June 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Snatched is Amy Schumer’s second big budget film after Trainwreck and, like Trainwreck, it’s a bit of a disappointment, although for different reasons. Whereas Trainwreck [...]

Haneke: Happy End (2017)

June 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Michael Haneke’s most recent film opens as a kind of spiritual sequel to Hidden, although, this time around, we’re presented with three very different kinds of image. [...]

Peele: Get Out (2017)

June 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

One of the most ingenious and penetrating horror films – if you can even call it a horror film – that I have seen in some time, Jordan Peele’s directorial debut [...]