Foley: Reckless (1984)

June 10, 2023 // 0 Comments

Few films capture the cloistered-connected dyad of 80s teendom like Reckless, the directorial debut of James Foley, the screenwriting debut of Chris Columbus and the acting [...]

De Sica: Shoeshine (1946)

June 7, 2023 // 0 Comments

One of the most plangent and revelatory works of neorealism, Shoeshine is one of Vittorio De Sica’s great tributes to the Italian children who were dispossessed and [...]

Taylor: Fatale (2020)

May 27, 2023 // 0 Comments

The erotic thriller received a second life in the 2010s, when the proliferation of streaming services partially recreated the enormous straight-to-video mileu that sustained [...]

Hooper: The Funhouse (1981)

May 23, 2023 // 0 Comments

In many ways, The Funhouse feels like a quintessential 1981 film – a perfect evocation of the cusp of the 80s as it played out in Hollywood cinema. Movies at this time were [...]