Richard Kelly
Features // 2 Articles
Reviews // 6 Articles
//Features

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.

//Reviews

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.

The Box
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.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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