Month: March 2018

Annihilation

Annihilation

Last week Netflix released Alex Garland’s latest film, Annihilation, a much anticipated (by me, at least) adaptation of the Jeff VanderMeer book by the same name. Garland has created a sophisticated, cinematic science fiction story that exemplifies everything a really good sci fi should do. It explores contemporary ideas, drawing on big philosophical concepts, while…

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Call Me By Your Name

Call Me By Your Name

Call Me By Your Name, like all Luca Guadagnino’s films, is mesmerizingly beautiful. The films he is most famous for, I Am Love, A Bigger Splash and now this one, have all been about different aspects of love and desire. Call Me By Your Name explores the transformative power of love, the intoxication of falling…

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