Posts tagged with "2023"

Late Night with the Devil
A talk show gone rogue is as splashily destructive as a perfect storm.

La Chimera
The Crown’s Josh O’Connor plunders Italian tombs with droopy British intent as a bereft archaeologist.

Perfect Days
A man alone by choice finds grace in the everyday.

Io Capitano
Two teenage refugees are flayed to sinew and bone in a hellscape trek from Senegal to Sicily.

The Nature of Love (‘Simple Comme Sylvain’)
The contradictions of attraction are a sexy, cerebral ride.

How to Have Sex
A Greek island resort is a crucible of weaponised sex.

The Zone of Interest
Every atrocity is a statistic to Auschwitz commandant Rudolph Höss in writer-director Jonathan Glazer’s shattering indictment of the unspeakable.

Fallen Leaves (‘Kuolleet Lehdet’)
The drabness of low-rung lives is sautéed reindeer and mashed potatoes to Finnish film-maker Aki Kaurismäki.

May December
An unnerving reimagining of a notorious relationship from director Todd Haynes is a conduit for unanswerable questions.

Anatomy of a Fall (‘Anatomie d’une Chute’)
Sandra Hüller’s performance pulses like a wound in director Justine Triet’s vivisection of a marriage.

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