Tagged: willem dafoe


The Lighthouse: Bewitched, by Dave Platt

From its opening overture, Robert Eggers’s mesmerizing sophomore feature The Lighthouse is permeated with an inexorable sense of creeping, otherworldly dread. The scenario is simple: Thomas Wake (Dafoe), a seasoned and ever-so-salty veteran of the sea and Ephraim Winslow (Pattinson),...


Vox Lux: God Is a Woman, by Josh Long

The transition from actor to director isn’t always a smooth one but Brady Corbet is making that move quietly and deftly. His debut feature, 2015’s haunting The Childhood of a Leader flew under the radar for most moviegoers, but was...


Sequelcast 2: Spider-Man

Hosts Mat Bradley-Tschirgi and William Thrasher talk about Spider-Man from 2002, the first film in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man Trilogy. Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) is a nerd who gets bitten by a DNA-enhanced super spider. Parker struggles with his super powers while trying to flirt...