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  • High Life

    High Life

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Claire Denis’s High life is a study of a man lost in the vast ocean of the contemporary social landscape. While it may seem that the film is hyper focused on the fringes of our society. The cast of characters becomes a microcosm of the larger world as they form their own dark reflection of or own civilized world. Robert Patterson’s Monte is essentially an everyman; his past only hinted at is obscured through formal distancing and half-truths. It is…

  • The Beach Bum

    The Beach Bum

    ★★★★½

    The purest distillation of contemporary Americana.

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