Vox Lux

Original title: Vox Lux Director: Brady Corbet Release year: 2018 Original language: English The sequence at the early start of Vox Lux is one unfortunately too familiar. One disturbed student enters a classroom with a gun in hand and nothing but hatred in mind. One of the bullets fired on the day lodged itself in the spine ofContinue reading “Vox Lux”

Jon S. Baird and the importance of the final scene

At first glance, there are not many similarities between the last two features directed by Scottish filmmaker Jon S. Baird. Whilst 2013’s adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s Filth thrives on its ability to turn one’s stomach, 2018’s biopic Stan and Ollie is a sweet ode to the iconic duo Laurel and Hardy. Their one – and strongest –Continue reading “Jon S. Baird and the importance of the final scene”