Tag Archives: Damien Chazelle

First Man review — The Upright Stuff

Directed by Damien Chazelle | Written by Josh Singer, from a book by James R. Hansen | 141 min What First Man does well it does masterfully: the nuts and bolts and rivets and metal groans of analogue space flight. First Man brings an impressive level of realism to this recreation, with the sound design and herky-jerky… Read More

10 Cloverfield Lane review — Forget the original

Directed by Dan Trachtenberg | Written by Josh Campbell, Matthew Stuecken, and Damien Chazelle | 103 min | ▲▲▲△△ Back in 2008, Cloverfield scored box office gold with a canny marketing campaign and credible special effects, telling the story of a Godzilla-like attack on New York City through the eyes and camera of young, wealthy Manhattanites. It… Read More