Best Cinematography of 2014

     December 29, 2014

The unsung heroes of the filmmaking world are the cinematographers.  While the director sets the tone and certainly executes a very specific vision for a film, it’s the cinematographer who makes the visuals a reality.  Just as there are very …

UNDER THE SKIN Blu-ray Review

     February 6, 2015

For some Jonathan Glazer’s Under the Skin will be known as the best science fiction film since Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey.  For others it will be known as the film where Scarlett Johansson gets naked, and will be …

UNDER THE SKIN Review

     February 10, 2015

[This is a re-post of my review from the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. Under the Skin opens today in limited release.] Jonathan Glazer’s Under the Skin is strange, visually absorbing, cerebral, and rarely compelling. The film attempts to obscure …