While plenty films have brought viewers into the destructive and disturbing minds of psychopaths over the years, none since have done it quite like Mary Harron’s American Psycho did back in 2000. Cinema's serial killers and psychopaths both fictional and real are generally motivated by bad upbringings or their displeasures with society - but that’s … Continue reading Feature // American Psycho: 20 Years On
Review // Men in Black: International
While Men in Black: International may contain aliens, black suits, glossy silver guns and a style reminiscent of the original, it captures nothing that has made the franchise special and unfortunately marks the lowest point in the series. Leaving behind agents J and K, MiB: International attempts to takes the series outside of New York City … Continue reading Review // Men in Black: International
Review // Can You Ever Forgive Me?
With a double header of Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor nominations at the upcoming BAFTAs and Oscars, Can You Ever Forgive Me? features a wonderful against-type Melissa McCarthy and a never better Richard E. Grant, thick as thieves in their shady dealings of forged celebrity correspondence. Based on Israel's 2008 memoir, Marielle Heller (Transparent) directs … Continue reading Review // Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Review // Skate Kitchen
Initially intended to be a documentary, Skate Kitchen from director Crystal Moselle morphed into a feature film after the success of her short, That One Day. Her acclaimed project used female skaters as subjects for the commissioned ‘Miu Miu Women’s Tales’, a series which critically celebrates femininity in the 21st century. The vibrancy of real characters of the New York … Continue reading Review // Skate Kitchen