November 2020

Durkin: The Nest (2020)

November 24, 2020 // 0 Comments

Sean Durkin’s second film is a masterpiece of mise-en-scene, opening with a beautifully and languorously paced prelude that introduces us to its main characters – Rory [...]

Fincher: Mank (2020)

November 22, 2020 // 0 Comments

David Fincher’s latest film is also one of his most unusual – a kaleidoscopic account of the life of Hollywood screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz, played by Gary Oldman, [...]

Landon: Freaky (2020)

November 16, 2020 // 0 Comments

Christopher Landon’s latest film is an addition to the Happy Death Day expanded universe – not because the narratives explicitly link up here (although Landon has [...]

Zobel: The Hunt (2020)

November 11, 2020 // 0 Comments

While Blumhouse films often have a satirical component, the studio has branched out into a fully-fledged horror-satire melange with Craig Zobel’s The Hunt, one of the most [...]

Lee: Da 5 Bloods (2020)

November 10, 2020 // 0 Comments

Spike Lee’s films have always been torn between progressive racial politics and toxic masculinity, but his late work has seen him re-examine that conflict, and strain at [...]