Oeuvre: Varda: The Creatures
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Oeuvre: Varda: The Creatures

An airy, intellectual take on science fiction, particularly given its ruminations on how even well-intentioned…

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Oeuvre: Varda: Le Bonheur
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Oeuvre: Varda: Le Bonheur

A tacit critique of male entitlement from one of the Nouvelle Vague's shrewdest social observers.

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Oeuvre: Varda: Cléo from 5 to 7
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Oeuvre: Varda: Cléo from 5 to 7

Varda’s vast talents were on display from the very beginning of her long and storied…

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Oeuvre: Varda: La Pointe Courte
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Oeuvre: Varda: La Pointe Courte

La Pointe Courte does not just foretell of the long and accomplished career of Agnés…

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Oeuvre: Carpenter: The Ward
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Oeuvre: Carpenter: The Ward

Oeuvre: Carpenter: Ghosts of Mars
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Oeuvre: Carpenter: Ghosts of Mars

Ghosts of Mars is another old-school outing bearing many characteristics familiar from Carpenters' early work,…

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Oeuvre: Carpenter: Vampires
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Oeuvre: Carpenter: Vampires

Vampires remains one of the more underwhelming entries in the legend’s filmography.

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Oeuvre: Carpenter: Escape from L.A.
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Oeuvre: Carpenter: Escape from L.A.

Escape from L.A. finds Carpenter working on a scale he deserved but producing something more…

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Oeuvre: Carpenter: Village of the Damned
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Oeuvre: Carpenter: Village of the Damned

Village of the Damned definitively disappears into unremarkable ‘90s thriller territory, functioning as yet another…

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Oeuvre: Carpenter: In the Mouth of Madness
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Oeuvre: Carpenter: In the Mouth of Madness

Distills Carpenter’s thematic sensibilities into its purest form, conveying the central thesis of his horror…

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