Cult Column: The Phantom of the Opera

During lockdown it seems unavoidable to have a nostalgic craving to revisit films that we have adored for years. Joel Schumacher’s 2004 adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the...

Cult Column: The Silence of the Lambs

Jonathan Demme’s 1991 Silence of the Lambs, based on Thomas Harris’ novel series, made me realise something deeply disturbing about the Contemporary Movie Viewer. The premise of the film,...

Élite Season Three

I find my hands tied in writing this review to not give spoilers as the ending of season three of the Spanish series Élite, and by this I mean, the last one episode, single-handedly makes an...

Love is Blind

Netflix’s new reality show turned out to be a tangled mess. But it’s also brutally indicative of the way Western society currently falls in love. Or into attraction. Or marriage. And after all,...

Cult Column: Donnie Darko

I have watched Donnie Darko twice, a few months apart. The first time I saw the theatrical release. The second, I saw the director’s cut, which contained a plot dimension entirely missing from the...