Month: April 2019

The slow burn of Burning

The slow burn of Burning

Based on a short story by Haruki Murakami, Chang-dong Lee has created an unsettling, creeping thriller in Burning. This is a film that works on multiple layers, with strong performances from all the main cast, but for me the stand-out was Ah-in Yoo as Jong-su.

Jordan Peele shows the horror of Us

Jordan Peele shows the horror of Us

Us is Jordan Peele’s follow-up feature to his hit horror Get Out, and although they are very different films, there is a common thread – they find and express the horror in contemporary American culture.