Radioactive is a largely competent biopic of the scientist Marie Curie. The film does a serviceable job of fleshing out the woman who is often nodded toward in history books, though the lead performance pulls much of that weight. Rosamund Pike stars as the feisty and brilliant Marie. Radioactive spans most of her adult life, […]
The week's edition of The Criterion Shelf surveys the Criterion Channel's collection of films by women directors.
Zack Kotzer speaks with The Voices director Marjane Satrapi about what scares her, what we can take away from film’s sentiments towards mental illness... and cats for that matter.
The Voices Vanguard In every horror movie, established or not, there has to be some assumption as to why a slasher is on their spree. Traumatic childhoods, supernatural influences, mental instability. Sometimes, there are films that try to turn the mirror on this, creating empathetic murders who seem like a machine unable to stop, like […]
Meredith breaks down comics that can be enjoyed by audiences well outside the "Hobbity manchild" descriptor.