Review: Turbo Kid, 2015, dir. The RKSS

Review: Turbo Kid, 2015, dir. The RKSS


“The post-apocalyptic future of Turbo Kid might be set in 1997, but the film’s stylistic sensibility is straight from the 1980s. That’s the point, of course; the whole film is intended as an ode to the campy gewgaws of ’80s pop culture. It’s a movie that’s about looking back at a bygone time, both for … Continue reading

Review: Digging For Fire, 2015, dir. Joe Swanberg

Review: Digging For Fire, 2015, dir. Joe Swanberg


“With another year comes another Joe Swanberg joint about middle-class ennui. There are any number of reasons to roll one’s eyes at the prolific indie filmmaker’s latest, Digging For Fire—its blatant heteronormativity, adherence to traditional gender roles, unscripted moments of marble-mouthed philosophizing, and severely unlikable characters. But in the department of good news, Swanberg’s go-to … Continue reading