Natalie Erika James infuses horror and a beautiful darkness in her female-led debut “Relic”

I love meeting and speaking with female filmmakers who bring a unique style to the screen, especially if it’s in a way that I’ve never seen before. Aussie based Natalie … Continue reading Natalie Erika James infuses horror and a beautiful darkness in her female-led debut “Relic”

Australian filmmaker Shannon Murphy’s “Babyteeth” washes over you with exuberant music, love and beauty

At the end of “Babyteeth”, and this does not spoil the film at all, you are on a beach staring at the ocean waves. You’re on the beach rather than … Continue reading Australian filmmaker Shannon Murphy’s “Babyteeth” washes over you with exuberant music, love and beauty

Aisling Franciosi dives deep into character in Jennifer Kent’s ‘The Nightingale’

Repost of feature from August 23, 2019 in honor of Aisling Franciosi being awarded Most Promising Performer by the Chicago Film Critics Association’s! Watch “The Nightingale” on Hulu, Amazon Prime, … Continue reading Aisling Franciosi dives deep into character in Jennifer Kent’s ‘The Nightingale’