August 2020

Friedkin: Cruising (1980)

August 31, 2020 // 0 Comments

Cruising is perhaps William Friedkin’s most divisive film, gaining criticism from both sides of the political spectrum when it was released in 1980, on the cusp of the AIDS [...]

Savage: Host (2020)

August 24, 2020 // 0 Comments

For many of us, Zoom has become synonymous with screen life during the pandemic, so it makes sense that it’s the backdrop for Host, the first great work of quar horror, and [...]

Nolan: Tenet (2020)

August 23, 2020 // 0 Comments

Throughout his career, Christopher Nolan’s main subject matter has been time. From Following onwards, his films have all fixated themselves on an intensified present moment [...]

Lee: The Ice Storm (1997)

August 14, 2020 // 0 Comments

The Ice Storm was Ang Lee’s first film after Sense and Sensibility – and it somehow outdoes the lush atmospherics of his first English film. Based on the 1994 novel by [...]