psychological drama

‘La Cérémonie’ Explores Social Class Struggles with Chilling Exactitude

‘La Cérémonie’ Explores Social Class Struggles with Chilling Exactitude

Filmed under a cool glass of calm and enwrapped in an airy atmosphere, La Cérémonie makes judicious use of its setting to starkly contrast its warring classes.

The Final Season of Genre-Twisting ‘Barry’ Nails Down Its Tricky Legacy

The Final Season of Genre-Twisting ‘Barry’ Nails Down Its Tricky Legacy

The final season of Barry irreparably breaks the mold of the tragicomedy genre and unflinchingly severs the umbilical cord between the audience and the protagonist(s).

Psychological Drama God’s Creatures Renders the Maternal Toxic

Psychological Drama God’s Creatures Renders the Maternal Toxic

Like pride before a fall, the psychological drama God’s Creatures critiques the sentimentality of blood and the tribal mindset of loyalty above conscience.  

In Two Minds: Robert Altman’s ‘Images’ Essays the Terrors of Schizophrenia

In Two Minds: Robert Altman’s ‘Images’ Essays the Terrors of Schizophrenia

Altman’s Images is a complex, haunting, and always disturbing film about the slow realization that one’s sanity is at stake.

Stephen Daldry’s ‘The Hours’ Indicts Patriarchal Oppressions