Welcome to the Dollhouse

Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995)

Welcome to the Dollhouse first published by Little White Lies, as entry 171 in my Cinema Psychotronicum column American pupils are 11 years old when they enter Junior High. It can be a difficult age – the cusp of puberty, where childhood collides head-on with adolescence, and where some shoot ahead while others are left…

Oasis

Oasis (2002)

Oasis first published by Little White Lies “You have to be responsible for your actions. You have to fit in with society, be aware of how others see you.” Or so Jong-du (Sol Kyung-gu) is told near the start of Oasis, and it seems, at least to begin with, that his older brother has a point….