Tag Archives: Alex Garland

A guilty caricature of ‘Men’

8/10 Men is a surprisingly straightforward film about God’s hatred for women. Writer/director Alex Garland is a master of associative imagery and abstract filmmaking, and this is one of those cases where the visuals are the plot, but also individual … Continue reading

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‘Compartment No. 6’ not a movie for 2022 or the 21st Century

4/10 On Feb. 8, Compartment No. 6, a slice-of-life train ride across the Russian countryside and the Finnish-language submission to the Academy for the Best International Film of 2021 and one of 15 shortlisted so that voters might actually watch … Continue reading

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