The third film in director Joachim Trier’s “Oslo Trilogy,” The Worst Person in the World provides a series of snapshots in one young woman’s (Renate Reinsve) life over several years living and loving in the Norwegian city. Since its release, The Worst Person in the World has gone on to receive two Academy Award nominations – in the category of Best International Feature Film and Best Original Screenplay for Trier and Eskil Vogt.[Read more…]
Last Night in SoHo is an imaginative horror/’ghost’ story from the mind of Edgar Wright. I last visited the Wright Cinematic Universe in 2021, with his Sundance Film Festival documentary feature, The Brothers Sparks (recommended in its own right). But you are not here to get my take on that one.[Read more…]
Depending on your personal family history, a story like the one told in the 2021 film Passing may not be too eye-opening.
Based on the 1929 Nella Larsen novel of the same name, Passing is the directorial debut of British actor Rebecca Hall. Hall also adapted the screenplay. Passing premiered at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.[Read more…]