Chloe Grace Moretz

Venice 2018: Suspiria Review

Luca Guadagnino's contemporary take on Dario Argento’s classic is a mess – an emotional and at times haunting film – but a mess nonetheless.

Clouds of Sils Maria Review

Clouds of Sils Maria is a thought-provoking meta-fiction that challenges its audience to examine themes of power, aging, and attraction through the eyes of characters that escape the bounds of the presented narrative.

Laggies Review

Lynn Shelton’s Laggies constitutes cringe comedy at its finest, while being charming if unoriginal at times.

TIFF 2014: Clouds of Sils Maria Review

Clouds of Sils Maria Special Presentations Clouds of Sils Maria is a thought-provoking meta-fiction that challenges its audience to examine themes of power, aging, and attraction through the eyes of characters that escape the bounds of the presented narrative. The film’s straightforward plot gives off the illusion of simplicity. Juliette Binoche plays Maria Enders, a 40-something […]

Carrie Review

Carrie might be one of the few cases not only of a remake that’s on par with the original, but of one that makes just enough tweaks in style, performance, and theme to warrant its existence.

Kick Ass 2 Review

Misguidedly choosing incredibly lame jokes instead of maintaining Mark Millar's (sometimes) misguided edginess, Kick Ass 2 is a dreadful mess of hedged bets that somehow becomes more offensive to watch than if the film had been actively going for the shock value Millar's work often courts in the first place.

Dark Shadows Review

While definitely closer in tone to what director Tim Burton should be making with his vivid imagination, wit, and eye for detail, Dark Shadows shouldn’t be heralded as a comeback for the director just yet. The potential for this film to serve as a middle ground between the big haired auteur’s beloved Edward Scissorhands and Beetlejuice feels somewhat squandered by a lightweight script and a really terrible final 20 minutes.

Interview: Ami Canaan Mann

Dork Shelf talks to Texas Killing Fields director Ami Canaan Mann about preparing and authentic feeling true crime drama, working with heavyweights like Sam Worthington and Jessica Chastain, and what it was like learning filmmaking from her father, Michael Mann.