Have Hold Take

Have Hold Take (2022)

The prologue to Have Hold Take is a disorienting montage. First we see three doors marooned alongside one another in a smoky void. Then there is a luxurious house –  a real space but also, thanks to the bold whites, blacks and reds of its classically decorated interiors, suggestive of a Lynchian limbo. A fourth door –…

Eyes

The Eyes Of My Mother (2016)

First published by Sight & Sound, April 2017 Review: The Eyes of My Mother opens with an over-the-shoulder shot of a man driving along a country road. As the Carolina Buddies’ The Lawson Family Murder plays on the truck’s radio, the driver stops and gets out to help a female figure who has collapsed in the…