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  • Bunny Lake Is Missing

    Bunny Lake Is Missing

    ★★★★★

    What is the difference between looking and seeing? A child is missing, but no one can find out what happened to her and her mother can’t even prove the little girl exists at all. Preminger’s camera follows the characters in a somewhat similar fashion to Van Sant's films like Elephant, as they explore the spaces where the little girl supposedly disappeared. Ironically, Preminger's seemingly objective mise en scène only expresses the fallibility of objectivity and trusting (superficial) facts and appearances.…

  • Glass

    Glass

    ★★★★★

    Arguably Shyamalan's most baffling film (and there is some heavy competition!), and his most political. Among other perplexing choices, if in Split the proximity between Shyamalan's point of view and his protagonist was already troublesome, here the director assumes he is fully Mr. Glass. The character turns into an antihero, champion of fantasy and imagination (both concepts, not just one), against Sarah Paulson's doctor, a better and more mature version of the infamous film critic in Lady in the Water.…