Isabelle Huppert

Film Review: Greta (Ireland/USA, 2018) is B-grade schlock elevated by A-grade credentials in all the right ways

March 4, 2019

If there’s a bias I have as a film critic, it is that I have an affinity for seeing established actors give unhinged performances in film that accommodate said performance. Most of these performances are usually in thriller genres, like the psycho-logical subgenre. Yes, the use of the hyphen is intentional, as those films delve […]

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Sydney Film Festival Review: Happy End (France, 2017) plays like a greatest hits album for Haneke

June 12, 2017

Michael Haneke is a bit of a misanthrope, isn’t he? Granted, I haven’t seen all of his films, but the few that I have seen seem to have a very critical view on society and human nature. And compared to mainstream fare, he makes films with plenty of space for the audience to contemplate and […]

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