Reviews // 6 Articles
Mainstream Darko: Director Richard Kelly on Building His Own Sandbox
2 Apr 2017 // 9:30 PM
Much as Donnie Darko claimed widespread fame by defying both convention and expectation, Kelly is fighting to bring the mainstream to him on his own terms.
Accepting the Blame: The Top Guilty Pleasures of 2007
16 Jan 2008 // 4:00 PM
PopMatters proffers its collection of 2007's most notable defective faves. And it's okay to laugh. After all, we'd probably do the same to you and your uncomfortable fixations as well.
Fifteen Years Later, 'Donnie Darko' Is Still Worth Enduring the Impenetrability
4 Apr 2017 // 9:45 PM
Richard Kelly's debut is as good as it permits itself to be, which is just short of masterful.
28 Feb 2010 // 4:00 PM
You can strip away all of the Kelly flourishes -- Steward's creepy “employees” and the sci-fi elements they bring to the movie -- and still wind up with a relatable human drama about upward mobility.