Tag: Tim Heidecker

In the Presence of a Clown: On the Films of Rick Alverson

“Alverson takes familiar images, milieus and scenarios as a starting point, only to render them alien, jettisoning the usual tenets of narrative cinema in favour of a style that’s far more challenging and hard to define.”

The Joke Is on Us: Rick Alverson’s ‘The Comedy’

“Audiences aren’t meant to hate Swanson, but to understand him and people like him, along with ourselves.”