A staggering work that uses clips from over 400 films to tell a personal story about cinephilia, alienation, and loss, while speaking directly to our anxious moment. Read my review in The Quietus.
A Sylvia Plath poem comes to life in this meditation on loneliness, infatuation, and love as it exists in our inner worlds. Read my review at Ultra Dogme.
Equal parts Errol Morris and David Lynch, this oddball journey through the world’s largest retirement community reveals a startling portrait of American alienation. Read my review at In Review Online.
With 2020 finally drawing to a close, lets take one last look at the wonderful films that came out in this otherwise devastating year.
Aubrey Plaza shows off her considerable talents and range, overcoming a messy script to once again prove her mettle as a formidable dramatic lead.
Pablo Larraín’s latest might lack a substantive core, but it makes up for it with delirious exuberance and a breakout performance from Mariana Di Girólamo.
Brandon Cronenberg’s disturbing dystopian horror shares a vicious precision with his father’s masterworks.
Miranda July’s sly satire explores how capitalism toxifies the family unit and tells a sweet coming out story in the process.
Undine is an elusive film that seamlessly melds romance, politics, and myth, while speaking directly to the anxieties of moving forward from a past you can’t quite escape.