the assassin

THE ASSASSIN (2015)

The Assassin is noted Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien’s first step into the realm of wuxia and martial arts; although, for the most part, the end-product...

the club

THE CLUB / EL CLUB (2015)

Recently crowned Best Picture at the Oscars, Spotlight detailed the uncovering of the shocking child sex scandal associated with the Catholic Church. While that...

audition

AUDITION (1999)

The early-2000s were the era of the Japanese horror movie. Films like Ring, Dark Water, and The Grudge occupied the supernatural part of the...

DEUTSCHLAND 83

There has always been a big market for Ostalgie. From Goodbye Lenin to The Lives of Others, life in Germany during the Cold War...

out 1

OUT 1 (1971)

Jacques Rivette is an ongoing revelation for me. News of the French director’s death broke as I was part way through watching Arrow’s release...