Tagged with Coralie Fargeat

“Films by Women: Seven Movies to Watch in May”

“Films by Women: Seven Movies to Watch in May”


This month, we didn’t report on five movies directed by women currently in theaters or available at home. We reported on seven. Grant that two of them, The Rider and Let the Sunshine In, expanded in May but originally came out in April; we’re sort of cheating on this one. But if they’ve only just expanded, that means you … Continue reading

Review: Revenge, 2018, dir. Coralie Fargeat

Review: Revenge, 2018, dir. Coralie Fargeat


In the words of Michael David Cummings, everybody needs a little vengeance, especially rape victims, and then especially rape victims left for dead in the desert by their married boyfriend and their boyfriends’ friends (one of whom is the rapist). That’s the set-up for Coralie Fargeat’s excellent debut, Revenge, a French genre exercise that’s as gory and … Continue reading