“‘Promare’ offers an electrifying amount of fun, and it’s perhaps one of the finest examples of escapist cinema during the COVID-19 era.”
Ignacio Agüero Essay: Vague Visages’ Q.V. Hough on OVID’s streaming celebration of the Chilean documentarian.
Aahuti Interview: A conversation between Vague Visages’ Dipankar Sarkar and Indian filmmaker Lubdhak Chatterjee.
“The Interpreters’ most powerful moments emerge when the subjects speak about achieving their goals. Their eyes light up, they exude pure joy. It’s a unique type of happiness that bursts through the screen.”
‘Green Lantern’ Cast: A Vague Visages guide for every main performer and character in Martin Campbell’s 2011 movie.
‘Crooked House’ Cast: A guide for every main performer and character in Gilles Paquet-Brenner’s 2017 movie.
‘Wind River’ Cast: A Vague Visages guide for every main performer and character in Taylor Sheridan’s 2017 movie.
Manifest Cast: A Vague Visages guide for every main performer and character in the supernatural series (now streaming on Netflix).
“Between ‘Rare Beasts’ and Alice Lowe’s brilliant ‘Prevenge,’ there might be a burgeoning market for pregnancy-themed horror movies.”
“If you’re looking for feminism, don’t look at James Cameron — look at his films.”
Know the Cast: A Vague Visages guide for Tim Johnson’s 2015 DreamWorks movie ‘Home’ (now streaming on Netflix).
The Losers Cast and Characters: A Vague Visages Guide for Sylvain White’s 2010 Film Starring Zoe Saldana, Chris Evans and Idris Elba
Soundtracks of Cinema: A Vague Visages Guide for Every Song in ‘The Edge of Seventeen’ Starring Hailee Steinfeld
Know the Cast: A Vague Visages Guide for Kelly Fremon Craig’s ‘The Edge of Seventeen’
“In Paris on a night in 2012, or from a screen in 2021, one may see in Ingrid Caven’s ecstatic performance something that touches the raptures.”
“‘Our Ladies’ may resonate with those appreciative of the 90s, but the film’s lack of critical insight on the gender politics of negotiating sex undermines its purported feminism…”
“Romero’s movies have a workshop feel to them, which elevates the horror to a startlingly realistic terror as if it was being documented live.”
“‘The Amusement Park’ may not be Romero’s angriest film, but it’s one of his most deliberately disturbing…”
“Sure, ‘Saint Maud’ can be called a horror film, but it is equally a psychological drama that gets a lot of mileage from a tried and true trope: the shifting power dynamics in a superior/subordinate relationship.”
“Rob Garver’s ‘What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael’ is a worthwhile biography of a fascinating life led with purpose and conviction.”