The Woman in the Window

When the Russells move across the street, right into the scope of her telescopic lens, she befriends wife Jane (Moore, the sole cast member taking a real bite out of the big steaming roast she’s been served) and gets bad vibes from husband Alistair (Oldman). In either instance, the artier flourishes do nothing but hint at the riskier iteration of this movie we’ll never see. As long as she’s contained in a movie this anodyne, however, she has nothing to worry about. A surreal apparition in Anna’s living room cannily…

Every Video Nasty ranked from worst to best

It’s a film closer in spirit to the darker side of Ingmar Bergman than it is to a cheapjack gore flicks, depicting family break-up and mental breakdown as a symbolic symptom of feeling your body is being invaded by an alien being. Prisoner of the Cannibal God (1978) Directed by Sergio Martino Aka The Mountain of the Cannibal God; Slave of the Cannibal God Passed with cuts; re-released with cuts in 2018 With its big-name cast (Stacy Keach! Aside from the splat-happy opening 30 minutes, the film lurches into vapid…

Bong Joon-ho is sets to make waves with his first animated feature

If that’s the case, that would make this his The Adventures of Tintin, an intriguing experiment in an unfamiliar medium guaranteed to yield unusual results at the very least. Though this seems no less universally accessible – we are all fated to develop contentious, complex relationships to our spinal health as the years go on. (And that’s in addition to the HBO series spinoff of Parasite, a gig as President on this year’s jury at the Venice Film Festival, and some other to-be-produced screenplay work.) Screen Daily has revealed that…

The trailer for The Sparks Brothers salutes a singular musical legacy

The trailer for The Sparks Brothers salutes a singular musical legacy Edgar Wright directs the form-pushing documentary about the legendary Los Angeles pop duo. Published 13 May 2021 Share this Director and lifelong Sparks fan Edgar Wright brings a levity and experimentalism to the proceedings, dabbling in papier-mâché stop-motion, animation, and other mixed-media shenanigans to convey the avant-garde spirit of the band. The Sparks Brothers comes to cinemas in the US on 18 June, and then the UK on 30 July. In his review from this year’s Sundance Film Festival,…