Even after the film (quite entertainingly) explains itself, it never feels like more than a howl of frustration and cynicism.
The film’s ludicrous seriousness comes to feel like a mask for what’s essentially a genre story of murder and mayhem.
Lars von Trier’s film is about the ways of responding to art without the boundaries of morality and reason.
Today, A24 has released the trailer for David Robert Mitchell’s follow-up to It Follows.
Steven Soderbergh’s bracingly playful return to cinema is accorded a stunning transfer and little else, though the film itself is more than enough.
Steven Soderbergh’s Logan Lucky is an ensemble comedy that’s simultaneously effervescent and cerebral.
How is it that a film so beholden to dull, unnecessary exposition can be so eager to avoid explaining itself?
So Yong Kim’s Lovesong manages a convincing articulation of a complex friendship between two women.
This is a patchwork dystopia of white poverty whose facets are difficult both to deny and to prove exist as depicted.
Despite its punctilious aesthetic of detachment, The Girlfriend Experience exerts a sneaky emotional pull.
The gorgeous transfer fully honors the film’s distinctly amazing road-fever aesthetic.
Miller orchestrates the rubber-burning pandemonium with the illicit smirk of someone who knows he’s giving us exactly what we want.
Xan Cassavetes cops to nothing more significant than being more keen on Vampyros Lesbos than anyone else from her clan of famous cinephiles.
Jack and Diane’s love story is about as illuminating as the story’s cryptic reliance on metaphor.