review: monos

Although director Alejandro Landes’s script keeps context to an evocative minimum, the shadow of Colombia’s tentatively concluded civil conflict is unmistakable

the film comment podcast: new releases #2

I appeared on the second edition of Film Comment’s New Releases podcast to discuss Lulu Wang’s The Farewell, Benjamín Naishtat’s Rojo, Richard Billingham’s Ray & Liz, and other films.

the film comment podcast: new releases #1

I appeared on the first edition of Film Comment’s New Releases podcast to discuss Ari Aster’s Midsommar, Peter Parlow’s The Plagiarists, and Eva Trobisch’s All Good.

write what you know

Cheerfully on point, workplace comedy Late Night plays out complex issues with the easy candor of its star, Mindy Kaling