"Possessor" (2020), the new psychological horror film from legacy filmmaker Brandon Cronenberg, is an overwhelming maelstrom of color and sound that excites and intrigues as much as it horrifies.
The definite highlight of the show is the characters. The monstrous ways in which each one is haunted — some by external and some by internal demons — create well-rounded, sympathetic characters with whom the audience can identify and empathize.
The film, which stars big-name actors Tom Holland, Robert Pattinson, Mia Wasikowska and Bill Skarsgård, travels throughout space and time as it tells an intertwining ballad of unholy human evils. With each story comes tales of woe, death, terror, religious ecstasy and, above all, sin.
Todd Phillips’ new film “Joker”(2019) is a dark, gritty and wholly unsettling reimagining of Batman’s most iconic villain. Through the lens of muted and grimy 1970s New York City-esque Gotham, “Joker” tells the story of main man Arthur Fleck’s maddened downward spiral to self-discovery. Fleck, played impeccably by Joaquin Phoenix, is an unfunny comic, a […]
Director John Crowley’s new film “The Goldfinch” (2019) brings to the silver screen author Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer-Prize-winning story of tragic hero Theo Decker as he navigates life following a terrorist attack that kills his mother and destroys New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. Theo finds himself living through impossible highs and unbearable lows, his story […]