Greta feels like a dispatch straight from the early-‘90s – and I’m not complaining.
Happy End is another distancing dose of misanthropy from the misanthropic master, Michael Haneke.
A shitty year with some excellent movies.
Things to Come is grounded in the personal, but it’s also deeply invested in the philosophical and the political.
Elle, Paul Verhoeven’s latest, inserts trashy rape-revenge tropes into polite French melodrama with provocative results.
Louder than Bombs is an unconventional, masculine melodrama. It’s a melodrama in the sense that it revolves around familial conflict, domestic secrets and intense emotions; masculine in the sense that it’s reserved, quiet and inarticulate.