Triangle of Sadness

Triangle of Sadness (2022)

Triangle of Sadness first published by VODzilla.co With his features Play (2011), Force Majeure (2014) and The Square (2017), Swedish writer/director Ruben Östlund established himself as a keen observer of human drama and comedy. If the title of his latest, Triangle of Sadness, sounds like a riddle, it is solved very early in the film,…

Honeydew

Honeydew (2020)

Honeydew first published by VODzilla.co Honeydew opens with a wheat field. “Honour God with your bodies,” a red-haired girl then says indoors, as she reads into a tape recorder from Corinthians 6 about the coming end days, and simultaneously devours a breakfast of meat, eggs and sauce before her. In the background, a loaf of…

Tampopo

Tampopo (1985)

Tampopo first published by Little White Lies, as Part 32 of my column Cinema Psychotronicum Today the label ‘ramen western’ evokes such Eastern oaters as Takashi Miike’s Sukiyaki Western Django (2007), Sadik Ahmed’s The Last Thakur (2008) and Kim Jee-woon’s The Good, The Bad, The Weird (2008), which reclaim and renationalise what the spaghetti western had…