January 2023

Chazelle: Babylon (2022)

January 26, 2023 // 0 Comments

Babylon, Damien Chazelle’s sprawling magnum opus, is a riotous affirmation that cinema is still a maximalist medium – and always has been since its inception. While not a [...]

Smith: Fyre (2018)

January 14, 2023 // 0 Comments

In some ways, it’s a bit surreal to see the Fyre Festival recounted on any other platform than Instagram, since it was so wedded to that particular app that it almost [...]

Dougherty: Krampus (2015)

January 6, 2023 // 0 Comments

In the mid-2010s, there was a waning of Christmas affect, a widespread sense, at least in cinema, that the holiday releases of the past were no longer tenable. The most [...]