Tagged with Emory Cohen

Review: Detour, 2017, dir. Christopher Smith

Review: Detour, 2017, dir. Christopher Smith


I reviewed Christopher Smith’s Black Death on this very site six years ago, and so it was something of a pleasure to review his latest, Detour, even if I’m still murky on whether or not I think Detour is good. I liked it. I liked the film’s central gimmick, in which two narratives unfold representing the consequences of … Continue reading

Paste Magazine’s 2016 Oscar Preview

Paste Magazine’s 2016 Oscar Preview


Well, we did it: we predicted the Oscars. Or, more specifically, we made our Oscar predictions. I have my own personal mumblings about the ceremony coming later today, but if you want to see what the gang at Paste Magazine’s Movies section thinks is going to go down this Sunday, you’d best hightail it on … Continue reading

Review: Broolyn, 2015, dir. John Crowley

Review: Broolyn, 2015, dir. John Crowley


“America is having a renewed—but frankly disappointing—dialogue on the subject of immigration in 2015. Our great country doesn’t exactly have a pristine record when it comes to welcoming émigrés, of course, and so the undercurrent of angry paranoia voiced in that dialogue is neither new, nor especially surprising. It is, however, counterintuitive: The U.S. is … Continue reading