Tag: Ana Lily Amirpour

Hopes and Fears in Helsinki: Pirjo Honkasalo’s ‘Concrete Night’

“The harsh dialogue may not connect, but the visuals most certainly will.”

Genre Whiplash: The Surprising Genius of Karyn Kusama

“By providing viewers with a satirical undertone, Kusama offers a place to rest, making the subversion of viewer expectations all the more potent.”

Genre Sampling: On Iranian Vampires, Adolescent Demons, Long Nights and Shards of Kryptonite

“Tropes and archetypes are global, fitting into different national contexts while carrying with them the memory of their international itineraries.”

No Exit: Access and Isolation in Babak Anvari’s ‘Under the Shadow’

“‘Under the Shadow’ is an admirable film, albeit not wholly original.”

Binge Moviegoing: An 18 Hour Day at Fantastic Fest 2016

Marshall Shaffer on Fantastic Fest 2016

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night Movie Essay - 2014 Ana Lily Amirpour Film

The Feminine Grotesque #10: Genre Is a Woman and She Has Fangs – On ‘A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night’

“After viewing ‘A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night’ for the first time, I wondered, ‘Doesn’t a woman have to be at least a little bit monstrous to survive?'”

His Blazing Automatics: 2016 Is the Year of Keanu Reeves

“Don’t call it a comeback, call it a Reeves-urrection.”