Garland: Men (2022)

July 3, 2022 // 0 Comments

Alex Garland’s latest film, Men, takes us on an eerie and elliptical journey through the psyche of Harper Marlowe, a British woman, played by Jessie Buckley, who makes a [...]

Abbasi: Holy Spider (2022)

July 2, 2022 // 0 Comments

Holy Spider, the third feature directed by Ali Abbasi, is also the third film to focus on Saeed Hanaei, the so-called “Spider Killer,” who murdered sixteen sex workers in [...]

Saleh: Boy from Heaven (2022)

June 20, 2022 // 0 Comments

Tarik Saleh’s follow-up to The Nile Hilton Incident is another probing examination of the ruptures that drive contemporary Egyptian society, told this time through the lens [...]

Denis: Stars at Noon (2022)

June 15, 2022 // 0 Comments

Claire Denis’ latest film is an adaptation of Denis Johnson’s 1984 novel Stars at Noon, which revolves around an unnamed American woman living in Nicaragua during the [...]

Karam: The Humans (2021)

June 13, 2022 // 0 Comments

One of the most tried-and-tested tropes of prestige theatre is the decline of a middle-class white American family. That’s also the subject matter of The Humans, and yet [...]

Sciamma: Petite Maman (2021)

June 12, 2022 // 0 Comments

Celine Sciamma’s latest film is another evocative immersion in the connective tissue between women. Yet where Girlhood focused on female friendship, and Portrait of a Lady [...]