Tag Archives: Imogen Poots

Vivarium review — Bleak suburban lockdown horror

Directed by Lorcan Finnegan | Written by Finnegan and Garret Shanley | 97 min | On Demand Marketing materials compared this to Black Mirror, but there's not nearly enough tech anxiety. No, this is an old-fashioned Twilight Zone episode, a nightmarish parable about suburbia as a trap, featuring a couple, British teacher Gemma (Imogen Poots)… Read More

Now on Canadian Netflix — February 2019

Velvet Buzzsaw A deliciously trashy art world satire/horror from Dan Gilroy, the filmmaker behind Nightcrawler and Roman J. Israel. , a picture with a lot more of the edge and unease of the former rather than the prestige aspirations of the latter. It tells the story of a shallow, ambitious, group of nasties; the delightfully named Morf Vandewalt (another… Read More

Knight Of Cups review — Hypnosis Agog

Written and directed by Terrence Malick | 118 min | ▲▲▲▲△ I really tend to resist this kind of observation when writing about the movies, but with the new films from legendary director Terrence Malick, I have to say it: I think in a certain mood, they're hypnotic, beautiful, and moving. In other moods, your mileage may… Read More