First Cow

First Cow (2019)

First Cow first published by Movies On Weekends “It’s the getting started that’s the puzzle,” says King-Lu (Orion Lee) in Kelly Reichardt‘s First Cow. “No way for a poor man to start. You need capital. Or you need some kind of miracle… Or a crime.” It is the early nineteenth century, not that far removed…

Wendy

Wendy and Lucy (2008)

Wendy and Lucy first published by EyeforFilm “I’m lost”. They are the words that Wendy (Michelle Williams) writes on makeshift posters, alongside a picture of her missing dog Lucy – and they are words that apply equally to herself, and more broadly, to America’s dispossessed underclass.  En route from Indiana to Alaska hoping to get…

Moves

Night Moves (2013)

Night Moves first published by EyeForFilm After watching an amateur film on the damage humanity is wreaking on the environment, Dena (Dakota Fanning) asks the filmmaker Jackie (Clara Mamet), “I’m curious what you think it is exactly that we’re supposed to do. Do you have some sort of big plan?” “I’m not focused on big plans,”…