Naomi Watts: Queen of Remakes, Duchess of Reboots, Countess of Reimaginings. From one of her first roles in Children of the Corn: The Gathering, her breakout studio role in The Ring (and the subsequently unfortunate The Ring Two), her blockbuster… Read More ›
Dramatic thriller “Luce” plays your expectations against you at every turn.
Audiences cultivate a certain expectation depending on the film distributor. With Warner Bros. Pictures, odds are you’re getting something fairly mainstream; whereas A24 almost always releases genre-pushing indies. In the middle lies Neon, where it handles mainstream documentaries like Apollo… Read More ›
IFC Film’s “Ophelia” reimagines Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” and, in doing so, reinvigorates the centuries old play.
There exists a problem in classic literature and it resides in the presentation of women. They are rarely given any agency, any sense of control over their fates, and are, instead, merely fodder for whatever Hero’s Journey the male lead… Read More ›