Finding Ophelia

Finding Ophelia (2021)

The title Finding Ophelia might suggest something along the lines of Al Pacino’s Looking For Richard (1996), in which the Academy/Tony-award-winning actor seeks the relevance and resonance of his latest Shakespearean rôle. Yet while Stephen Rutterford’s film is also a feature debut, and certainly evokes Shakespeare (among other things), Finding Ophelia is no documentary, but…

There's No Such Thing

There’s No Such Thing As Vampires (2020)

There’s No Such Thing As Vampires first published by Through the Trees  Sometimes titles are antiphrastic. Think Don Coscarelli’s John Dies at the End (2012), Jafar Panahi and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb’s This Is Not a Film (2011), or Ryuhei Kitamura’s No One Lives (2012), all promising one thing and delivering, well, not quite that thing. To…