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  • May December

  • Killers of the Flower Moon

  • Waitress

  • Dazed and Confused

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  • May December

    May December

    From 1954’s A Star is Born to Mulholland Drive to La La Land, filmmakers have long been obsessed with untangling Los Angeles’s wide streets, all filled with people yet to be confronted by the cruelty of their professional dreams. Each cold, metallic arm of Hollywood’s machinery is designed to squeeze out an actor’s humanity, flattening their potential. Dramatisations of this ruthless process are often relegated to the city’s borders. Todd Haynes’ May December, while not solely about the perils of…

  • Killers of the Flower Moon

    Killers of the Flower Moon

    Where to begin with the long and storied career of film editor Thelma Schoonmaker, the most awarded editor in Academy history? Her collaborations with director Martin Scorsese, ongoing since Raging Bull in 1980, have earned her a place in cinema history, and her 23rd film with the director, Killers of the Flower Moon, is a heart-shattering epic which will no doubt be considered among the finest of their work together.

    It was also Scorsese who introduced Schoonmaker to her late…

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  • Possession

    Possession

    Of all the distress and disturbia Andrzej Żuławski’s Possession has to offer, one image of Anna (Isabelle Adjani) standing in the doorway of her kitchen is particularly frightening. The camera slowly drones on her expression as her figure looms over her husband, Mark (Sam Neill). Having just impulsively cut the side of her neck with an electric knife, her aloof, unfazed expression eerily contradicts the action. She slowly says, “It doesn’t hurt.”

    I recognised the facade that flickered over her…

  • Dazed and Confused

    Dazed and Confused

    Thirty years ago, Dazed and Confused—directed by Richard Linklater—hit the silver screen. As Darla Marks, Posey was impossible to ignore. When Darla first enters the scene, she’s in the middle of a hazing ritual which she religiously performs with devotion and unquestionable authority: she and her besties drizzle ketchup and mustard with a dusting of oats and flour all over the bodies of the incoming freshman girls, making them wear baby pacifiers, and reveling in a whole bunch of humiliating…

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