Posted on January 30, 2017

Review: My Happy Family, 2017, dir. Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Gross

Review: My Happy Family, 2017, dir. Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Gross


And here’s my second Sundance review for The Playlist, detailing the exquisite My Happy Family, a Georgian film by the directing duo of Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Gross. I’ve never seen anything they’ve made together before. I want to go back and watch all of their works now. My Happy Family is absolutely wonderful, and while I have a … Continue reading

Best of Criterion’s Releases, January 2017

Best of Criterion’s Releases, January 2017


New year, new Criterions! (New month, new Criterions, really, but shut up, indulged me.) January’s slate is, in a word, tight, featuring His Girl Friday and Something Wild. For me, the most important entry of the bunch is Black Girl, and I’m not just saying that because I wrote about it (though maybe a little because I wrote about … Continue reading