Review: The Lost City of Z (James Gray, 2016)

In charting the life of archaeologist and explorer Percy Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a fabled place in 1925, James Gray’s classical epic The Lost City of Z is a rare thing: a colonialism-based story led by white men that’s actually reflective regarding the British Empire’s intrusion upon and attitudes towards the Amazon… Full… Read More Review: The Lost City of Z (James Gray, 2016)

Review: You Can Count on Me (Kenneth Lonergan, 2000)

For such a relatively modest film, in terms of scope, a revisit nearly 17 years on from its 2000 release finds You Can Count on Me a surprisingly fertile foundation point for many careers to come. For starters, there’s newly-appointed Oscar-winner Kenneth Lonergan, who made his directing debut with the film. He also co-wrote the… Read More Review: You Can Count on Me (Kenneth Lonergan, 2000)