Tagged with Claire Denis

Best of Criterion’s New Releases, May 2019

Best of Criterion’s New Releases, May 2019


Two French masters, a Montanan master, and an Austrian master all walk into the Criterion Collection and that’s it, that’s the joke. Continue reading

Review: Let the Sunshine In, 2018, dir. Claire Denis

Review: Let the Sunshine In, 2018, dir. Claire Denis


For a movie with such a cheery, upbeat title, Let the Sunshine In is determinedly melancholic. Check the director’s name and that makes sense: Claire Denis doesn’t really make straightforwardly upbeat movies, from Trouble Every Day to White Material, so naturally she’d make a romantic comedy dripping in sadness. But it’s a good kind of sadness founded on a real … Continue reading