Resurrection

Resurrection (2022)

“A sadist never understands why others aren’t enjoying his sadism as much as he is,” says Margaret (Rebecca Hall) in the opening scene of Andrew Semans’ Resurrection. Margaret is talking to an intern whom she is mentoring for a biotech company. Naïve, inexperienced Gwyn (Angela Wong Carbone) has reached out to Margaret about a boyfriend…

The Incredible Hulk

The Incredible Hulk (2008)

The Incredible Hulk first published by EyeforFilm, 10 June 2008 We only have ourselves to blame. In 2003, Ang Lee (of all directors) brought us Hulk – a comic book adaptation like no other. Broody and lumbering in its pace, unduly interested in character, with almost a full hour elapsing before the jolly green giant put in…

Funny Games US

Funny Games (aka Funny Games US) (2007)

Funny Games (aka Funny Games US) first published by Film4 Summary: Michael Haneke rewinds and replays his games of cinematic violence in this doubly uncompromising English-language remake of his 1997 film.  Review: When directors remake their own films for an English-speaking audience, there tends to be an element of cultural reduction, or ‘dumbing down’ – after all,…