July 2017

Pollack: Havana (1990)

July 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

One of the most languorous and sumptuously atmospheric films in Sydney Pollack’s long career, Havana updates Casablanca for the early 1990s, by way of a period piece set on [...]

Feud: Bette and Joan (2017)

July 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Along with American Crime Story, Feud seems to mark a new moment in Ryan Murphy’s career, channeling the high camp of his previous television series into a more burnished [...]

Weir: Green Card (1990)

July 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Peter Weir’s follow-up to Dead Poets Society, Green Card was both his first solo screenplay since the 1970s, and his first screenplay for an American film. Not [...]

Raimi: Darkman (1990)

July 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

Before he made Spider-Man, Sam Raimi came up with his own original superhero for his first Hollywood studio film. Watching Darkman now, it’s amazing how different it looks [...]