“Lanthimos examines human emotion as a sort of mask that we wear, stripping his characters of time and place to observe the raw human animal. ‘Poor Things’ might be the purest distillation of this yet.”
“Lanthimos is a master at challenging the notions of what a horror film can and should be, simply because he elicits the genre’s most key component, fear, out of his viewers.”
“Dunst remains in control of her persona, but she’s also at the mercy of Hollywood scheming.”
“It’s done critically, sympathetically and with a demand from the viewer to take responsibility for their role in the story, too.”
“All in all, ‘Demonios tus ojos’ is a movie about the excitement of doing something prohibited.”
“In search of new worlds and experiences, this year’s FNC has been a journey from the physical world to the metaphysical.”
Jordan Brooks (@viewtoaqueue) is an increasingly-snobby cinefile based out of London, England. As a contributor to several online publications, including his own blog, he has succeeded in fulfilling his life long dream of imposing strong opinions on others.
“A sharp, claustrophobic study of human relationships, The Lobster puts humanity’s obsession with coupling on full display before it is bloodily dissected and rendered horrifyingly unrecognizable.”