Movie Review: Carol (2015)

On the surface, all of Todd Haynes filmography, including his latest film Carol, share all the same defining characteristics. His films—which include his suburban alienation study in Safe (1995), his gravitated portrayal of anguish in Mildred Pierce (2011), and his Douglas Sirk melodrama homage in Far From Heaven (2002)—are all stylish, delicate, and precise period pieces … Continue reading

Movie Review: Pan (2015)

If you have ever found yourself pondering the origins of Peter Pan, then you have already missed the point of J.M. Barrie’s eponymous Victorian fable of “The Boy Who Would Never Grow Up.” Peter Pan is not meant to be exposed for motivation, but should be seen as a beacon for our younger selves to … Continue reading