Posted on April 3, 2015

Review: The Riot Club, 2015, dir. Lone Scherfig

Review: The Riot Club, 2015, dir. Lone Scherfig


“Lone Scherfig’s new film name-drops its own title so many times that it very nearly verges on self-parody. If a tenacious viewer felt so inclined, they could make a super-cut of every time anybody on screen coyly huffs and puffs about the eponymous ultra-exclusive “riot club,” and it might last several minutes; the club, a private, … Continue reading

Nostalgia In “It Follows”

Nostalgia In “It Follows”


“Getting older sucks. Oh, sure, it’s a real gas at first; you can stay out later at night the more years you pack on, for one thing, and you find yourself acquiring new privileges even as your responsibilities remain more or less the same (meaning “nil”). Once you’ve edged toward the tail end of teendom, … Continue reading