Bird: Ravenous (1999)

November 9, 2019 // 0 Comments

Almost by definition, cannibal films tend to defy any consistent tone. The prospect of eating another human body is so horrific, and yet so ridiculous, that films about [...]

Scafaria: Hustlers (2019)

November 5, 2019 // 0 Comments

Hustlers is an adaptation of “The Hustlers at Scores,” a 2015 New York magazine article by Jessica Pressler that exposed a scam orchestrated by a group of high-end New [...]

Phillips: Joker (2019)

October 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

It’s not hard to see why Joker won the Golden Lion, or why it has become such a talking point over the last couple of months, since this is one of the most ingenious [...]

Gray: Ad Astra (2019)

September 28, 2019 // 0 Comments

James Gray’s latest film is his first foray into science fiction, starring Brad Pitt and Tommy Lee Jones as Roy and Clifford McBride, a father-and-son astronaut duo. We [...]

Altman: HealtH (1980)

September 25, 2019 // 0 Comments

Towards the end of the 70s, Altman’s classic period to reach the end of its lifespan, and his ensemble vision grew zanier and wackier in response. While things were [...]