Shyamalan: Split (2017)

January 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

Released barely a year after The Visit, M. Night Shyamalan’s Split has all the same crazy, tipsy, balls-to-the wall inanity that made his return to psychological thrillers [...]

Jenkins: Moonlight (2016)

January 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

One of the most elusive and ethereal films about queerness that I have seen in some time, Moonlight is based upon Tarell Alvin McCraney’s In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue, [...]

Larrain: Jackie (2016)

January 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Pablo Larrain’s second film – and biopic – released in 2016 is a study of Jacqueline Kennedy in the short period of time between the assassination of John F. Kennedy [...]

Tyldum: Passengers (2016)

January 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

I almost didn’t see Passengers, thanks to a series of excoriating reviews that seemed to suggest that there was absolutely nothing redeeming about Morten Tyldum’s second [...]

Zemeckis: Allied (2016)

January 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Over the last fifteen years, there have been two quite distinct tendencies in Robert Zemeckis’ body of work. On the one hand, as befits a director who made his name as a [...]