Tagged: comedy


Monday Movie: For Love of Ivy, by David Bax

Every Monday, we’ll highlight a piece of writing from our vaults. This article originally ran as a Home Video Hovel review. The most arresting credit in the opening titles of Daniel Mann’s For Love of Ivy isn’t the listing of the cast,...


Aline: That’s the Way It Is, by David Bax

Please don’t let yourself get played the way that I did. Don’t be fooled by headlines promising that Valérie Lermercier’s Aline “has to be seen to be believed.” Sure, the one weird thing about it–director/co-writer/star Lermercier plays the title character,...


Pushing Hands: Elbow Room, by David Bax

Even though the more recent of the two films was released more than twenty years after the older one, the very early scenes in Ang Lee’s 1991 Pushing Hands (playing cinemas now in a new restoration) immediately made me think...