“With ‘Comet,’ Sam Esmail offers a fresh take on romance and allows his stars to shine with ingenuous performances.”
Q.V. (Quinn) Hough is Vague Visages’ founding editor.
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“The more outlandish the dialogue becomes, the more Kishi highlights his tight screenwriting with co-scribe Sofía Gómez-Córdova.”
Two things happened in the penultimate episode of FX’s Sons of Anarchy that speak volumes about the lead character and the overall theme of the series. All the pieces are now in place for history to repeat itself.
Q.V. Hough Reviews the 1933 Roy Del Ruth Film
Q.V. Hough on Robert Gist’s Lone Feature Film
“Matti shows no fear by destroying genre cliches in ‘On the Job,’ and his wandering camera opens up the world of Metro Manila while expressing how utterly disposable humans can be under corrupt leadership.”
“Lawrence is simply marvelous again and delivers a surprisingly beautiful vocal performance that demonstrates her well-rounded talent as a performer.”
“With such a powerful concoction of unconventional narrative techniques, ‘Thou Wast Mild and Lovely’ dares the viewer to touch the flame; a 95 minute summer poem of suppressed emotions and blistering paranoia.”
“Asunción Balaguer carries ‘Luisa Is Not Home’ with her gentle performance…”
The seventh episode of FOX’s Gracepoint received its first rise in viewership since the October 2nd debut, and director Ali Selim opened the action of the appropriately titled “Episode 8” with a rising camera; an investigation of the case files and docks of the coastal California town.
“The crystal-clear visuals of ‘Sea Child’ transcend into a an aquatic journey of surrealism…”
It’s been said over and over again: all you need for laughs is a dimly lit presidential bunker, a beautiful woman and two men bickering over her.
The perks of being a Netflix junkie: sometimes you get what you ask for.
“‘Vanishing Waves’ boasts a touch of Andrei Tarkovsky, but I found many similarities to the psychosexual thrillers of French director Alain Robbe-Grillet, most notably ‘Eden and After’ (1970) and ‘Successive Slidings of Pleasure’ (1974).”
Q.V. Hough on Nightcrawler and the Boulevard of Broken Dreams
The weekly viewers have been in steady decline, but NBC’s Tuesday night romcom, Marry Me, seems to be headed in the right direction as NBC ordered five more episodes.
Q.V. Hough on Peter Weller’s outstanding directing of Sons of Anarchy
Q.V. Hough reviews “Cat People” – now streaming on Warner Archive Instant.