A quick guide to get you up to speed with some of the very best films to have come out this year.
This under the radar documentary is one of the best of the year, offering a piercing look into the intersections of race and class in America.
A review of Diamantino (2019). Not even the cutest puppy dogs could save this vile misogynistic mess.
A review of Ryûsuke Hamaguchi’s beguiling Asako I & II (2019), a tale of love lost and found, and found and lost again.
A review of dir. Joanna Hogg’s heart-rending masterpiece The Souvenir (2019) starring Honor Swinton Byrne, Tom Burke, and Tilda Swinton.
An in depth review of The Pleasure of Being Robbed (2008), the feature debut of dir. Josh Safdie, and its odd origins as a handbag commercial for Kate Spade.
A guide to the daring filmography of The Souvenir director Joanna Hogg. This article reviews Unrelated (2007), Archipelago (2010), and Exhibition (2013).
These five films stand out in a crowded field as some of the most surprising, exciting, and intriguing releases coming this April.
Five years ago Jennifer Kent unleashed The Babadook onto the world. With a new film coming this summer, and multiple projects on the way, it’s a perfect time to get to know this visionary director.