Chilean writer Jaime Grijalba ranks the 2015 theatrical releases of his country.
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Lust, Caution is a monthly series of essays by Willow Maclay that examine films within the label of “queer cinema.”
“The characters play games, they play with toys — these tangents feel directionless but thematically resonate as a wandering need to reaffirm identity.”
“Energized by two charismatic leads, It’s Us beautifully explores the process of early 30s decision-making and how one deals with the consequences of questionable actions.”
“It was my first time reading Chandler, and yet it didn’t feel like it: I’d devoured so many of his influences that the writing seemed familiar, even if there was nothing quite like getting it from the original source.”
What would the world of animation be like if Yoshifumi Kondō had lived to make another film?
“Atonement may always be widely regarded as Wright’s best work, but Hanna is his bravest and most authentic (and should be remembered as such).”
“Why can’t Leia be into gold bikinis or even that fantasy of submission?”
“As a filmmaker struggling with her own ideas, it’s a little upsetting to see a man (of the same age) come out with a fully formed idea of his own kind of cinema.”