Here’s a link to an essay on the contempt in Godard’s Le Mepris, and how it permeates both the narrative and atmosphere of the film. Continue reading The Digital Fix Article: The Misery Of Le Mepris: Godard’s Masterpiece Of Cynicism
Here’s a link to a (very spoiler heavy) collaboration article I contributed to – follow it to find out what I think is the most affecting onscreen death! Continue reading Film Inquiry Article: Most Affecting Deaths Collaboration
When looking online at lists of the best teen movies of all time, you’ll likely notice that the 1980s and early 1990s tend to dominate. While John Hughes often leads with classics like The Breakfast Club and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off – as well as films that have aged far worse like Sixteen Candles – Amy Heckerling’s Clueless can be found topping many a list, as can 10 Things … Continue reading Booksmart Review – Wilde’s Shining Debut Is A Breezy Teen Delight (Rating: 9/10)
In the UK, particularly under the reign of the now-crumbling Conservative Party, the current attitude towards the working class runs the gamut from a patronizing use of the ‘poverty aesthetic’ to genuine hatred and vitriol. While the wealthy of this country are able to get away with bizarre and scandalous activities, the poor are held to such an unreasonable standard that deigning to purchase anything … Continue reading Wild Rose Review – A Star Is Born, This Time More Truthfully (Rating: 8/10)
Here’s a link to my review of Beautiful Boy, a film that’s excellent at showcasing Timothée Chalamet and Steve Carell’s talents, and that’s mediocre on most other levels. Continue reading The Digital Fix Article: Beautiful Boy Review
Here’s a link to a feature I wrote for The Digital Fix on Kevin Smith’s View Askewniverse, and how it holds up decades after it began. Continue reading The Digital Fix Article: The View Askewniverse In 2019 – How Does It Hold Up?
Here’s a link to the latest team collaboration over at Film Inquiry where we’re talking about our favourite films by A24 – in my case, the brilliantly awkward Eighth Grade, out now in Britain! Continue reading Film Inquiry Article: Favourite A24 Film Collaboration