Oeuvre: Tarkovsky: Solaris
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Oeuvre: Tarkovsky: Solaris

Sci-fi pushed to the boundaries of its analytical potential, employed as a means for recontextualizing…

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Holy Hell! Best in Show Turns 20
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Holy Hell! Best in Show Turns 20

One of the more striking aspects about Best in Show, in retrospect, is how it…

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Revisit: Clerks 2
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Revisit: Clerks 2

Oeuvre: Tarkovsky: Andrei Rublev
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Oeuvre: Tarkovsky: Andrei Rublev

For his second film, Tarkovsky did not mess around, composing a massive three-hour-long epic about…

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Rediscover: Daddy Longlegs
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Rediscover: Daddy Longlegs

Daddy Longlegs is essential viewing for unpacking both the Safdie Brothers' work and their approach…

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Oeuvre: Tarkovsky: Ivan’s Childhood
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Oeuvre: Tarkovsky: Ivan’s Childhood

Ivan’s Childhood’s major themes of sacrifice, fraternity and personal obsession with a single purpose—these ideas…

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From the Vaults of Streaming Hell: The Babysitter
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From the Vaults of Streaming Hell: The Babysitter

Rediscover: Diamonds of the Night
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Rediscover: Diamonds of the Night

Diamonds of the Night remains a crowing jewel in an important film movement that aches…

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Holy Hell: Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace Turns 20
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Holy Hell: Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace Turns 20

If you’re planning on starting or re-starting the Star Wars series, there is nothing so…

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Best Fight Scene Ever: Kill Bill: Volume 2
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Best Fight Scene Ever: Kill Bill: Volume 2

The fight’s sad, violent end reminds us that even though the Bride is a character…

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