Category Archives: Drama

Lamb review — Ewe may be surprised

Directed by Valdimar Jóhannsson | Written by Jóhannsson and Sjón | 106 min | In Cinemas  Lamb is distributed in North America by A24, the American company that's defined itself in the marketplace with stellar indies and horror films, amongst them Midsommar, Hereditary, The Lighthouse, and Ladybird. The trailer for this picture suggested it leans…Read More

#FIN2021 Reviews — Petite Maman, Flee

Attending multiple screenings in one evening at a film festival you can't help but bear witness to unintentional, sometimes poetic cinematic segues. They were out in full force on Tuesday evening at the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival. First off, I attended Dementia, Dad & Me, Hannah Minzloff's documentary about her family and her father's…Read More

#FIN2021 Review: Memoria

Written and Directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul | 136 min  It's been more than a decade since I've seen a film by the revered Thai filmmaker with the challenging-to-pronounce name. It was his Palme d'Or-winning Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, a picture that is delightfully resistant to the tyranny of traditional narrative. His…Read More