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Run Lola Run (1998) Review

Run Lola Run (1998) Review

Run Lola Run (1998)Director: Tom TykwerScreenwriter: Tom TykwerStarring: Franke Potente, Moritz Bleibtreu, Herbert Knaup, Armin Rohde, Nina Petri It begins with a bundled deal, a bag left on the U-Bahn, a phone call. Lola (Franke Potente) and Manni (Moritz Bleibtreu) are in trouble. Lola (Franke Potente) has twenty minutes to find 100,000 Deutschmarks otherwise Manni […]

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The Idea of You (2024) Review

The Idea of You (2024) Review

The Idea of You (2024)Director: Michael ShowalterScreenwriter: Michael Showalter, Jennifer WestfeldtStarring: Anne Hathaway, Nicholas Galitzine Prior the release of Amazon Prime’s The Idea of You – starring Anne Hathaway as a 40-year-old single mother looking for a new lease on life and Nicholas Galitzine as the young, British pop star with whom she has a

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Immaculate (2024) Review

Immaculate (2024) Review

Immaculate (2024)Director: Michael MohanScreenwriter: Andrew LobelStarring: Sydney Sweeney, Álvaro Morte, Simona Tabasco, Benedetta Porcaroli, Giorgio Colangeli, Dora Romano, Giulia Heathfield Di Renzi Horror films haven’t been great this year, at least not the ones that make it to general release on the big screen. With more on the way in the upcoming weeks and months,

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Ghostbusters (2016) Review

Ghostbusters (2016) Review

Ghostbusters (2016)Director: Paul FeigScreenwriters: Katie Dippold, Paul FeigStarring: Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon, Chris Hemsworth, Neil Casey It’s a story that audiences know well: three gifted but unconventional geniuses and their available colleague, played by the hottest comedic actors of the time, take on New York City’s paranormal happenings. In this version

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Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) Review

Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) Review

Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)Director: Francis Ford CoppolaScreenwriter: James V. HartStarring: Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Keanu Reeves, Sadie Frost, Richard E. Grant, Cary Elwes, and Anthony Hopkins Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” is one of the most popular and well-known works in English literature, a seminal gothic horror novel that dominated our conception of the vampire well into

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Monster (2023) Review

Monster (2023) Review

Monster (2023) Director: Hirokazu Kore-edaScreenwriter: Yuji SakamotoStarring: Sakura Andō, Eita Nagayama, Sōya Kurokawa, Hinata Hiiragi, Yūko Tanaka, Mitsuki Takahata, Akihiro Tsunoda, Shidō Nakamura After back-to-back projects made and set in France and South Korea (The Truth and Broker) arthouse favourite and Palme d’Or winner Hirokazu Kore-eda returns to Japan to direct a fascinating story of unreliable

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About Dry Grasses (2023) Review

About Dry Grasses (2023) Review

About Dry Grasses (2023)Director: Nuri Bilge CeylanScreenwriters: Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Ebru Ceylan, Akın AksuStarring: Deniz Celiloğlu, Merve Dizdar, Musab Ekici With six of his feature films selected to represent Turkey for the Academy Award for Best International Feature Film, and having previously won the Palme d’Or for his 2014 effort Winter Sleep, the announcement of

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Dead Ringers (1988) Review

Dead Ringers (1988) Review

Dead Ringers (1988)Director: David CronenbergScreenwriters: David Cronenberg, Norman SniderStarring: Jeremy Irons, Geneviève Bujold, Heidi von Palleske, Barbara Gordon, Shirley Douglas, Stephen Lack, Nick Nichols, Damir Andrei, Miriam Newhouse, David Hughes, Richard W. Farrell, Jonathan Haley, Nicholas Haley If anything, David Cronenberg’s 1988 psychological horror Dead Ringers feels slightly underappreciated in terms of the influence it

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Lisa Frankenstein (2024) Review

Lisa Frankenstein (2024) Review

Lisa Frankenstein (2024)Director: Zelda WilliamsScreenwriter: Diablo CodyStarring: Kathryn Newton, Cole Sprouse, Liza Soberano, Joe Chrest, and Carla Gugino Mary Shelley spent a lot of her time in cemeteries. As writer Bess Lovejoy explained in her 2018 article for JSTOR Daily, Shelley would often take walks through the St. Pancras churchyard and visit the grave of

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Imaginary (2024) Review

Imaginary (2024) Review

Imaginary (2024)Director: Jeff WadlowScreenwriters: Jeff Wadlow, Greg Erb, Jason OremlandStarring: DeWanda Wise, Tom Payne, Betty Buckley, Taegen Burns, Pyper Braun, Matthew Sato, Veronica Falcón One tries not to pass too much judgement on anything before they go in to watch a film. Jeff Wadlow, after all, came out with Netflix’s The Curse of Bridge Hollow

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