Addiction stripped bare.
Steve McQueen’s Hunger (2008) spotlit actor Michael Fassbender’s steely gaze and diminishing proportions as his character used his body as a means to achieve a form of freedom. Four years on, the pair revisits the themes of appetite and decay...
French family go at it in cross-cultural farce.
The movies are too often accused of being not like life. Now that kind of assertion is meant to be a criticism; it seems intended to drive a stake through cinema’s heart and its craven desire for escapism and fantasy (when in fact, escapism and...