Marling/Batmanglij partnership pays off once again.
Marling is an unusually gifted screenwriter
Slave thriller captivates throughout.
Director Jennifer Lynch hits her stride with this bleak, claustrophobic and brutal serial killer drama. Having survived the noted failures Boxing Helena and Hisss (the latter documented in Penny Jovniak’s Despite the Gods), Lynch here presents...
An artful imitation of life.
CHICAGO FILM FESTIVAL: What is fame? Well, one reads the title of this film and even without a tell-tale illustration, chances are one needn't ask "Uh, which Marilyn might that be?"Norma Jean Baker – aka Marilyn Monroe (Michelle Williams) – was...
Rockumentary has a worthy aim, but not well executed.
Touring Russia a few years ago, US singer-songwriter Justin Dillon met a young translator who awakened him to the horrors of human trafficking. Determined to generate awareness of the issue, Dillon sought the help of fellow musicians and various...
The man behind the t-shirt design.
MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: What do you do with a famous life that’s been reduced to a single iconic image on the t-shirts of 40 years’ worth of teenagers around the world? The obvious answer would be a narrative-driven demystification...