Review: Funny Games (2007)

While weighing whether I would make a trip to the theater to see Lars Von Trier's latest (The House that Jack Built), I came across a review the mentioned Michael Haneke's Funny Games. After reading a short summary of what Funny Games was about and watching its excellent trailer, I decided to skip Von Trier in favor of something…

Review: Vox Lux (2018)

Last night, I drove to a theater 40 minutes away to watch Natalie Portman's latest film, Vox Lux. Directed by Brady Corbet, whose first film The Childhood of a Leader received almost universal acclaim, Vox Lux does not shy away from controversy. Though this review won't purposely include spoilers, there are certain aspects of the film that can't be discussed…

Review: A Clockwork Orange (1971)

As I mentioned in my last post, I am using this month to revisit iconic films that I never got around to watching. This week, I was able to watch several films, among them Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange. Released in 1971 and based on the infamous novel of the same name, A Clockwork Orange is a trippy…