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Marcel the Shell with Shoes On is joyful, moving, and the best film about molluscs I've ever seen.
Marcel the Shell with Shoes On is an American live-action/stop-motion animation film directed by Dean Fleischer Camp. The film was co-written by Fleischer Camp with Jenny Slate, Nick Paley, and Elisabeth Holm, and distributed by A24.
Marcel [Jenny Slate] is a little shell who lives with Nana Connie [Isabella Rossellini] in an Airbnb. Filmmaker Dean [Fleischer Camp] rents the property and begins…
Army of the Dead is stylish and visually brilliant, but that's just not enough to cover up the fact there's no story to be told.
Army of the Dead (2021) is a zombie action film directed by Zack Snyder and follows a group of mercenaries as they attempt a heist from a casino in Las Vegas amidst a zombie apocalypse. The film has an ensemble cast and stars Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Omari Hardwick, Ana de la Reguera, Matthias Schweighöfer,…
I just watched The Love Witch (2016) by Anna Biller. It’s an extremely stylish film that combines strong thematic content with formal film techniques. Each scene is packed with splendour, from the prop and set designs to the costumes. I wondered if the 1960s style and present day setting would feel in some way anachronistic, but the formality of the script and movements adds to the theatricality of the picture.
As a massive fan of the Joker, I have been waiting to see Todd Phillips’s Joker ever since production was announced. The film is really a drama more than any other genre, providing us with a case study on the life of Arthur Fleck. Joker not only serves as a character study, but more so a standalone story. As such, the film follows the development of Fleck in a captivating yet troubling setting.
The worry of casting an actor for…