Southland Tales seems to strangely tell us more about the America of 2020 than it does the America of 2005 when it was made. Sure, it’s a bit of a mess, but you have to admire the ambition.
I went in with no expectations and having read nothing about the movie – I wanted to be pleasantly surprised – but I have to say this film, for me, wasn’t very successful. I will try to avoid plot details, but some degree of spoiling is inevitable.
First, to its credit, the new Suspiria more or less does its own thing. I was pleased to see that it wasn’t slavishly indebted to the original, nor did it try to copy…