Tagged: romance


I Do Movies Badly: Tiny Furniture

Mumblecore Part 2 wraps up with the best film of the bunch, Lena Dunham’s Tiny Furniture, an assured feature from the Girls creator that uses exemplary directorial work and semi-autobiographical truth to comment on the directionless transitionary post-college period that a return to...


Monday Movie: Sands of Iwo Jima, by David Bax

Allan Dwan’s Sands of Iwo Jima is an all-time classic. Its DNA, a blend of swashbuckling adventure, camaraderie, nobility and solemn fatalism not only informed later World War II projects like Saving Private Ryan (soldiers are killed almost immediately after...


Photograph: Pictures of You, by David Bax

This review originally ran as part of our Sundance 2019 coverage. Director Ritesh Batra made his name with his lovely feature directorial debut, The Lunchbox, back in 2013, an understated story of a man and woman who become accidental pen...