Category: ian brill


Ian’s Top Ten of 2017

10. War for the Planet of the Apes The third film of Fox’s new Apes films is the brilliant culmination of what this series has been driving toward. For the first time in the franchise a film is entirely told...


Bright: Rather Dim, by Ian Brill

David Ayer’s Suicide Squad was a mixed bag but easily the weakest aspect was the mystical villain Enchantress and her giant CGI-borne brother Incubus. Their place in their story felt like a concession — that superhero films must have big...


Colossal: Soul to Seoul, by Ian Brill

Colossal is Nacho Vigalondo’s meditation on addiction and failure. It stars Anne Hathaway as Gloria, a Manhattan party girl who moves back to her parents’ house (literally just the house – her parents aren’t even there) after a break-up. In...