Bong: Parasite (2019)

July 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite is one of the most entertaining, conceptual, hilarious, surreal and unsettling Golden Palm winners in some time, using three very different South [...]

Lambert: Pet Sematary (1989)

July 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

Most of Stephen King’s classic novels of the 70s and 80s were about fatherhood and family under threat. Writing as baby boomers were coming of age, King was acutely attuned [...]

Perry: Her Smell (2019)

June 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

By the time Alex Ross Perry arrived at Golden Exits, his novelistic style of cinema seemed to have reached an impasse. So staid and stylised that it bordered on self-parody, [...]

Altman: Nashville (1975)

May 27, 2019 // 0 Comments

Throughout the first half of the 70s, Robert Altman had steadily been working towards the grandest possible version of his cinematic vision. He finally got his opportunity [...]

Leigh: Peterloo (2019)

May 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

Mike Leigh’s latest film is one of his most magisterial, meticulous and magnificent – a dramatization of the Peterloo Massacre in 1819, during which cavalry charged down [...]