Wanda
Throwback Review

Wanda

By Jake Triola There’s a man and a woman, and they commit a crime, and they run off, and they’re chased, and it’s exciting, and it’s fun, and it’s a race, and it drifts, and it’s cool, and it’s miserable, and it’s dangerous, and it’s classic. Who’s heard this? Fritz Lang, Luchino Visconti, Joseph H. … Continue reading

Cold War
Review

Cold War

By Jake Triola Not much more can be said about the “aching lushness” of Paweł Pawlikowski’s latest film. I won’t make comparisons to Casablanca (1942). They’re valid, but clearly not the essence of what the filmmaker is going for. But who can really know the intentions of any artist, and why does it matter once … Continue reading