The Mirror aka Ayneh

The Mirror is a neorealist movie that will make you squeeze some sweet tasty brain juice (if you feel like it!). Friend Jack Warner writes about a poignant, unassuming, wonderful little mind-bender of a film from Iran.

The Metaphor of Chronic Illness in Rosemary’s Baby & Safe

A month or so ago I finally saw Rosemary’s Baby for the first time. My S.O. had been trying to watch it with me for awhile, and I always pushed it off. (I don’t watch a lot of scary movies). This week I watched Todd Haynes’ film Safe, on the recommendation of another friend.  With… Continue reading The Metaphor of Chronic Illness in Rosemary’s Baby & Safe

We Were Both Underwhelmed by “Moonlight,” but Disagree Why

Moonlight is a critical darling and a likely Oscar contender. Sam and Chris discuss the film, the coming-of-age genre, and narrative structure.