The Killing Of A Sacred Deer review; A metaphor without a beating heart

The Killing Of A Sacred Deer is Yorgos Lanthimos’ new film after Dogtooth and The Lobster and follows the director’s bizarre and uncompromising approach to film. Drawing from Euriphides’ fable,┬áIphigenia at Aulis, The Killing Of A Sacred Deer is a modern take on ideas of fated tragedy, familial responsibility, human error and the inherent violence…

Rear Window; Spaces between us

I’ve been told that Rear Window’s as classic a film as could be but I found it to be way ahead of it’s time and fundamentally different from traditional ‘classics’. I’ve been meaning to watch Rear Window for the longest time and now that I finally have, I can honestly say it’s a great film….

Tower; A genre-blending and life-affirming documentary

Tower is an exceptional documentary piece about tragic events that happened on one inconspicuous afternoon in 1966. It blends both animation and real-life footage in a somewhat surprisingly seamless fashion. The line-artopia style disarms us a little but by the time we get used to it, the point is clear- In a recount of devastating…

Wiener-Dog review:The abundance of one

Wiener-Dog is Todd Solondz’s odd creation. It bears little resemblance to anything I’ve ever seen,it’s as if it was made entirely for the love of art and art itself. On the surface, it’s an anthology film with 4 distinctly different stories all connected by the character’s respective ownership of a wiener-dog. At first, Wiener-dog seems…