When Worlds Collide: Bill Forsyth’s Local Hero (1983)

By Tony Williams. Local Hero is much more complex than the frequent tourist’s bird’s eye of an unspoiled Britain. Something more complex, darker, and resonant appears with the frequent viewings it demands.” After some disappointing recent releases, it was welcome news to see Criterion return to its former status with […]

Designer Stereotypes: Craig Gillespie’s Cruella

By Elias Savada. Playing like a broad comedy, Cruella offers a stereotypical look at many of the characters who parade in and out during the film’s extensive running time.” Two well-coiffed cats are let out of their retro style, high fashion bags in a new live-action origin spectacle from Disney, […]