Category: reviews


Foe: This Is How I Leave You, by Scott Nye

Garth Davis’s Foe opens and closes with a potentially-deadly amount of exposition – it’s the future, climate change has made the world unstable, we can live in space; oh, and there are lifelike robots capable of taking the place of...


The Creator: A Spectacular Void, by Scott Nye

Big-budget science fiction is filled with gearheads bereft of emotional urgency. They serve well a modern audience uninterested in storytelling, constantly posting gray-toned CGI comps several degrees removed from an acceptable finished product, claiming them to be among the greatest...


Bottoms: Gut Punch, by Scott Nye

Emma Seligman’s 2020 debut feature Shiva Baby was the biggest breath of fresh air in American independent filmmaking since the sun set on mumblecore. Culturally relevant, funny in a really original way, personal without being self-involved, and really sharply-structured, it’s...

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