You Were Never Really Here – Review

You Were Never Really Here, Lynne Ramsay, 2018 In his sleeve notes to Joy Division’s 1979 double-single, Licht und Blindheit, Jean-Pierre Turmel writes that “categories of anguish tend to mesh together: the oppression of depths and the closed evoke the dread of the void ... the corridors [of the] dead resound in the far depths… Continue reading You Were Never Really Here – Review

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I, Tonya – Review

I, Tonya, Craig Gillespie, 2017 Near enough the third act tilt, the fellow in front – he’s got a beard and a gut on him and black suspenders – opens up his phone. Late 60s maybe, the brightness is turned up to full, and an index finger moments before employed skillessly to nudge his specs… Continue reading I, Tonya – Review