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  • In Fabric

    In Fabric

    i’m so dismayed by how little i enjoyed this. i tried to catch this for nearly an entire year since i missed it at tiff but now i don’t think i missed all that much. 

    strickland’s “duke of burgundy” was such an extraordinary experience that it really led me astray here. the pace is utterly glacial and the tone, for me, does not strike a coherent balance. i so admire the nod to giallos and the commitment to the aesthetic…

  • Hush

    Hush

    ★★★★½

    flanagan has some hand trauma to work through

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  • mother!

    mother!

    ½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    It’s necessary to preface this with the fact that I am (or, was) a huge Aronofsky fan. He’s ingenious, and sophisticated and he has this distinct style to his films. Plus, his symbolism and metaphors have always struck a perfectly balanced note in the past. Having loved Black Swan and The Fountain, I’ve been super stoked for mother!. It all seemed right: the concept, the cast, the posters. Everything. The spectacle leading up to its various premieres added to my…

  • Greta

    Greta

    ★★★★★

    Isabelle Huppert spits her chewed up gum into Chloe Grace Moretz’s hair. Welcome to the best film of 2018.